**Number 1, November 1996**

ISSN 1385-7940

Number 2 (June 1997) is also available online.

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- Presentation of the
*SAC Newsletter* - Reports on ongoing European Projects in Computer Algebra
- Educational issues in Computer Algebra
- Scientific Contributions
- Book Reviews
- Presentations of Software Releases
- Reports on Conferences and Workshops
- Announcements
- The SAC Network

**Foreword**by**A. Cohen (Coordinator of the SAC Network)****A short presentation****The printed version now available !****Call for contributions****The SAC Newsletter's Editorial Board**

**The**by*FRISCO*Project**Mike Dewar****The**by*OpenMath*Project**J. Abbott****The Project TERA**by**J. Heintz**by*CGAL*Esprit Project**S. Stifter**

**CAME: Computer Algebra in Mathematics Education**

by**A. Watkins****Learning Mathematics with the help of Symbolic and Algebraic Computation ?**

by**J.-B. Lagrange**

**The effective computation of the Gelfand-Kirillov dimension in quantum groups (***PostScript*)

by**José L. Bueso, José Gómez Torrecillas, Francisco J. Lobillo****Wester's test suite in MuPAD 1.3**by**Paul Zimmermann****Old mathematics and technology: L' Hopital's weight problem and the TI-92**(*PostScript*) by**Paul Drijvers****Riaca's Interactive Algebra**by**Roderik Lindenbergh**

**Ablamowicz R., Lounesto P., Parra J.M.:**

"*Clifford Algebras with Numeric and Symbolic Computations*"*Review by Dongming Wang***Heck A.: "***Introduction to Maple (2d edition)*"*Review by S. Verduyn Lunel***Winkler F.: "***Polynomial Algorithms in Computer Algebra*"*Review by J. Rafael Sendra***Bronstein M.: "***Symbolic Integration I - Transcendental Functions*"*Review by J. Davenport*

**Mathematica 3.0**

by**R. Mertig****CoCoA 3 (***PostScript*)

by**A. Capani, G. Niesi, L. Robbiano**

**Conferences and Workshops (***INRIA-Sophia*)**Jobs (***RISC Linz*)-
**Special Issues of the Journal of Symbolic Computation** **News from Springer Verlag****A list of books published in 1996**

**Objectives of the SAC Network****CAIN Europe: The Computer Algebra Information Network****The SAC National Coordinators****Contact Addresses for the SAC Network**

no. ERBCHRXCT940439 of the European Communities.

**© Stichting CAN, 1996.**