SIGSAM BULLETIN

Table of Contents

Volume 30, Number 3, September 1996, Issue 117

LETTERS

Message from the Editor........... R. M. CORLESS p. 1

Message from the Book Review Editor...... C. Cetinkaya p. 1

Editor's Corner

Formal Review of Articles in the Bulletin ........ A. Lobo p. 2

Formally Reviewed Articles

Resolvent and Rational Canonical Forms of Matrices ... J. Della Dora and F. Jung p. 4

Computing Radical Expressions for Roots of Unity ...... A. Weber p. 11

Book Reviews

Bini and Pan's Polynomial and Matrix Computations ... I. Emiris and A. Galligo p. 21

Gaylord and Nishidate's Modelling Nature with Cellular Automata using Mathematica ... C. Adami p. 24

Technical Report Abstracts ...... E. Volcheck p. 26

Announcements

ACA '97 ...... M. Wester p. 29

ISSAC '97 ...... B. Char p. 30

JSC Special Issue CFP ...... H.J. Stetter and S.M. Watt p. 32