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Article Contents

TITLE PAGE

1.INTRODUCTION

2.SURVEYS AND DISCOVERIES
2.1.Giant Elliptical Galaxies
2.2.Giant Disk Galaxies
2.3.Sc/Irr Systems
2.4.Dwarf Ellipticals

3.LUMINOSITY FUNCTIONS

4.SPECIFIC FREQUENCY AND SPECIFIC LUMINOSITY

5.STRUCTURES AND DYNAMICS

6.COLOR GRADIENTS AND METALLICITIES

7.THEORETICAL ISSUES
7.1.Dynamical Effects and Evolution
7.2.Formation Models and Observational Constraints

8.SUMMARY

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