### Francesco Mezzadri

Random matrix generators are used in applications in physics, applied mathematics, engineering, and other fields. The author discusses an algorithm, which can easily be implemented using standard linear algebra packages, to generate random matrices from the classical compact groups.

(pp. 592)

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### Steve Batterson

Many contemporary mathematicians are somewhat aware of Oswald Veblen's mathematical legacy as a researcher and thesis mentor. Less well known today are his achievements in shaping many of the professional aspects of mathematics now taken for granted. The author reviews this important history.

(pp. 606)

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