# Algebra

2006.09.14

- Version: 0.72
- Author: Shin-ichiro HARA
- e-mail: [email protected]
- Home Page: URL:http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/~sinara/ruby/math/

## Preface

This is a library for mathematical computations. Our purpose is to express the mathematical object naturally in Ruby. Though it is not operated fast, we can see the algorithm of the mathematical processing not in black box but in scripts.

This library is in development stage. At present, things we can handle are as follows:

- One-variate polynomial
- Fundamental operations (addition, multiplication, quotient/remainder, ...)
- factorization
- Galois group

- Multi-variate polynomial
- Fundamental operations (addition, multiplication, ...)
- factorization
- Creating Groebner-basis, quotient/remainder by Groebner-basis.

- Algebraic systems
- Creating quotient fields
- Creating residue class fields
- Operating matrices
- Operating permutation groups

- Sets and Maps

## Installation

Install Ruby (See: URL:http://www.ruby-lang.org/ ).

After expanding this archive, do

```
bundle exec rake install
```

Then all files and directories under lib are copyed in the directory where Ruby can load.

## Usage and Samples

See index.html in doc directory, where manuals and sample codes are.

## Reference

- D.Cox, J.Little and D.O'Shea, "IDEALS, VARIETIES AND ALGORITHMS", 1997, Springer.
- K. Kodama, "Polynomial", http://www.math.kobe-u.ac.jp/HOME/kodama/tips-RubyPoly.html
- H.Anai, M.Noro and K.Yokoyama, "Computation of the splitting fields and the Galois groups of polynomials", Progres in Mathematics, 28-50, Vo.143, 1996