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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id$
3@comment this file contains the copyright notice on Singular
4@ifclear VERSION
5@include version.texi
6@end ifclear
8@cindex copyright
9@cindex factory
10@cindex GMP
11@cindex MP
12@cindex NTL
13@cindex readline
14@cindex libfac
15@cindex surfex
16@cindex surfer
17@cindex graphviz
18@cindex normaliz
20@center @sc{Singular} version @value{VERSION}
21@center @uref{,,University of Kaiserslautern}
22@center @uref{,,Department of Mathematics} and  @uref{,,Centre for Computer Algebra}
23@center Authors: @uref{,,W. Decker}, @uref{,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{,,G. Pfister}, @uref{,,H. Schoenemann}
25@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-2011
26@sp 2
27@center @strong{NOTICE}
29This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
30it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
31the Free Software Foundation (version 2 or version 3 of the License).
33Some single files have a copyright given within the file:
34Singular/ndbm.* (BSD), kernel/htmlhelp.h (LGPL 2.1+)
36The following software modules shipped with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
37the omalloc library, the readline library,
38the GNU Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
39NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (NTL),
40the Multi Protocol library (MP), the
41Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library,
42surfex, and,
43for the Windows distributions, the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
44XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
46Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files COPYING
47which are distributed along with these packages.
48(Since version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
49as (one of) their licences.)
51This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
52but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
54GNU General Public License for more details.
56You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
57along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
58Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
59(see @uref{,,GPL})
61Please send any comments or bug reports to
64If you want to be informed of new releases,
65please register as a @sc{Singular} user by
66@c using the
67@c registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
68@c               @uref{}.
69@c If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
70@c can also register by
71sending an email to
72              @email{}
73with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
74     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
77For information on how to cite @sc{Singular} see
80You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
81your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
83@heading Availability
85The latest information regarding the status of @sc{Singular} is always
86available from @uref{}.
87@ifset singularmanual
88The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
89anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
90@table @asis
91@item GMP, libreadline
92@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
93@* @uref{}
94@item MP
95@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
96@* @uref{}
97@item NTL
98@copyright{} Victor Shoup
99@* @uref{}
100@item Singular-Factory
101@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
102@* @uref{}
103@item Singular-libfac
104@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
105@* @uref{}
106@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
107@uref{} or via a
108WWW brow@-ser from
110@item Cygwin
112@item Xemacs
114@end table
115Some external programs are optional:
116@table @asis
117@item 4ti2 (used by sing4ti2.lib, @pxref{sing4ti2_lib})
119@item gfan (used by tropical.lib, @pxref{tropical_lib})
121@item graphviz (used by resgraph.lib, @pxref{resgraph_lib})
123@item normaliz (used by normaliz.lib, @pxref{normaliz_lib})
124@copyright{} Winfried Bruns and Bogdan Ichim
125@* @uref{}
126@item polymake (used by polymake.lib, @pxref{polymake_lib})
127@copyright{} Ewgenij Gawrilow and Michael Joswig
128@* @uref{}
129@item surf (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
130@copyright{} Stephan Endrass
131@* @uref{}
132@item surfer (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
134@item surfex (used by surfex.lib, @pxref{surfex_lib})
135@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
136@* @uref{}
137@item TOPCOM (used by polymake.lib, @pxref{polymake_lib})
138@copyright{} J@"org Rambau
139@* @uref{}
140@end table
141@end ifset
143@heading Acknowledgements
145The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
146Wolfram Decker, Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans Sch@"onemann.
148@cindex Contributors
149@cindex Authors
150@cindex Decker, Wolfram
151@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
152@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
153@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
155Current devteams:
156Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences in Lahore,
157BTU Cottbus,
158Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED),
159FU Berlin,
160Isfahan University of Technology,
161Mathematisches Forschunginstitut Oberwolfach,
162Oklahoma State University,
163RWTH Aachen,
164Universidad de Buenos Aires,
165Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines,
166University of G@"ottingen,
167University of Hannover,
168University of La Laguna
170University of Valladolid.
172Current @sc{Singular} developers:
173Wolfram Decker,
174Gert-Martin Greuel,
175Gerhard Pfister,
176Hans Sch@"onemann,
178Shawki Al-Rashed,
179Daniel Andres,
180Mohamed Barakat,
181Isabel Bermejo,
182Muhammad Asan Binyamin,
183Ren@'e Birkner,
184Rocio Blanco,
185Xenia Bogomolec,
186Michael Brickenstein,
187Stanislav Bulygin,
188Antonio Campillo,
189Raza Choudery,
190Alexander Dreyer,
191Christian Eder,
192Santiago Encinas,
193Jose Ignacio Farran,
194Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
195Rosa de Frutos,
196Eva Garcia-Llorente,
197Ignacio Garcia-Marco,
198Christian Haase,
199Amir Hashemi,
200Fernando Hernando,
201Bradford Hovinen,
202Nazeran Idress,
203Anders Jensen,
204Lars Kastner,
205Junaid Alan Khan,
206Kai Kr@"uger,
207Santiago Laplagne,
208Grégoire Lecerf,
209Martin Lee,
210Viktor Levandovskyy,
211Benjamin Lorenz,
212Christoph Lossen,
213Thomas Markwig,
214Hannah Markwig,
215Irene Marquez,
216Bernd Martin,
217Edgar Martinez,
218Martin Monerjan,
219Francisco Monserrat,
220Oleksandr Motsak,
221Andreas Paffenholz,
222Maria Jesus Pisabarro,
223Diego Ruano,
224Afshan Sadiq,
225Kristina Schindelar,
226Mathias Schulze,
227Frank Seelisch,
228Andreas Steenpa@ss{},
229Stefan Steidel,
230Grischa Studzinski,
231Katharina Werner
233Eva Zerz.
235Further contributions to @sc{Singular} have been made by:
236Martin Albrecht,
237Olaf Bachmann,
238Muhammad Ahsan Banyamin,
239Thomas Bauer,
240Thomas Bayer,
241Markus Becker,
242J. Boehm,
243Winfried Bruns,
244Fernando Hernando Carrillo,
245Victor Castellanos,
246Nadine Cremer,
247Michael Cuntz,
248Kai Dehmann,
249Christian Dingler,
250Marcin Dumnicki,
251Stephan Endra@ss{},
252Vladimir Gerdt,
253Philippe Gimenez,
254Christian Gorzel,
255Hubert Grassmann,
256Jan Hackfeld,
257Agnes Heydtmann,
258Dietmar Hillebrand,
259Tobias Hirsch,
260Markus Hochstetter,
261N. Idrees,
262Manuel Kauers,
263Simon King,
264Oliver Labs,
265Anen Lakhal,
266Martin Lamm,
267Francisco Javier Lobillo,
268Christoph Mang,
269Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
270Andrea Mindnich,
271Antonio Montes,
272Jorge Martin Morales,
273Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
274Wolfgang Neumann,
275Markus Perling,
276Wilfried Pohl,
277Tetyana Povalyaeva,
278Carlos Rabelo,
279Philipp Renner,
281Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
282Ivor Saynisch,
283Jens Schmidt,
284Thomas Siebert,
285Christof Soeger,
286Silke Spang,
287William Stein,
288R@"udiger Stobbe,
289Henrik Strohmayer,
290Christian Stussak,
291Imade Sulandra,
292Akira Suzuki,
293Christine Theis,
294Enrique Tobis,
295Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
296Moritz Wenk,
297Eric Westenberger,
298Tim Wichmann,
299Oliver Wienand,
300Denis Yanovich
302Oleksandr Yena.
304We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
305the Volkswagen-Stiftung, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
306and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
307to the @sc{Singular} project.
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