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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.37 2008-10-02 08:46:28 Singular Exp $
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
17@center @sc{Singular} version @value{VERSION}
18@center @uref{,,University of Kaiserslautern}
19@center @uref{,,Department of Mathematics} and  @uref{,,Centre for Computer Algebra}
20@center Authors: @uref{,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{,,G. Pfister}, @uref{,,H. Schoenemann}
22@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-2007
23@sp 2
24@center @strong{NOTICE}
26This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
27it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
28the Free Software Foundation ( version 2 or version 3 of the License ).
30The following software used with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
31the omalloc library, the readline library,
32the Gnu Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
33NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (NTL),
34the Multi Protocol library (MP), the
35Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library,
36surfex, and,
37for the Windows distributions the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
38XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
40Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files
41which are distributed along with these packages.
42(Since version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
43as (one of) their licences.)
45This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
46but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
48GNU General Public License for more details.
50You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
51along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
52Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
53(see @uref{,,GPL})
55Please send any comments or bug reports to
58If you want to be informed of new releases,
59 please register yourself as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
60registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
61              @uref{}.
62If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
63can also register by sending an email to
64              @email{}
65with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
66     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
69For the citation of @sc{Singular} see
71for information on how to cite Singular.
73You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
74your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
76@heading Availability
78The latest information about @sc{Singular} is always available from
80@ifset singularmanual
81The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
82anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
83@table @asis
84@item GMP, libreadline
85@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
86@* @uref{} or its mirrors
87@item MP
88@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
89@* @uref{}
90@item NTL
91@copyright{} Victor Shoup
92@* @uref{}
93@item Singular-Factory
94@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
95@* @uref{}
96@item Singular-libfac
97@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
98@* @uref{}
99@item surfex
100@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
101@* @uref{}
102@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
103@uref{} or via a
104WWW brow@-ser from
106@item Cygwin
108@item Xemacs
110@end table
111@end ifset
113@heading Acknowledgements
115The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
116Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
119@cindex Contributors
120@cindex Authors
121@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
122@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
123@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
125Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
126Michael Brickenstein,
127Wolfram Decker,
128Alexander Dreyer,
129Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
130Kai Kr@"uger,
131Viktor Levandovskyy,
132Oleksandr Motsak,
133Mathias Schulze,
135Oliver Wienand.
136@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
137@cindex Decker, Wolfram
138@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
139@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
140@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
141@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
142@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
143@cindex Schulze, Mathias
144@cindex Wienand, Oliver
146Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
147Olaf Bachmann,
148Christoph Lossen,
149Wolfgang Neumann,
150Wilfred Pohl,
151Jens Schmidt,
152Thomas Siebert,
153R@"udiger Stobbe,
154Eric Westenberger
156Tim Wichmann.
157@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
158@cindex Lossen, Christoph
159@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
160@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
161@cindex Schmidt, Jens
162@cindex Siebert, Thomas
163@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
164@cindex Westenberger, Eric
165@cindex Wichmann, Tim
167Further contributions to @sc{Singular} were made by:
168Thomas Bayer,
169Isabelle Bermejo,
170Markus Becker,
171Stas Bulygin,
172Kai Dehmann,
173Marcin Dumnicki,
174Stephan Endra@ss{},
175Jose Ignacio Farran,
176Vladimir Gerdt,
177Philippe Gimenez,
178Christian Gorzel,
179Hubert Grassmann,
180Fernando Hernando,
181Agnes Heydtmann,
182Dietmar Hillebrand,
183Tobias Hirsch,
184Manuel Kauers,
185Simon King,
186Anen Lakhal,
187Martin Lamm,
188Santiago Laplagne,
189Gregoire Lecerf,
190Francisco Javier Lobillo,
191Thomas Markwig,
192Bernd Martin,
193Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
194Andrea Mindnich,
195Jorge Martin Morales,
196Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
197Carlos Rabelo,
198Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
199Henrik Strohmayer,
200Christian Stussak,
201Imade Sulandra,
202Christine Theis,
203Enrique Tobis,
204Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
205Moritz Wenk,
206Denis Yanovich,
207Oleksandr Iena.
208@cindex Bayer, Thomas
209@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
210@cindex Becker, Markus
211@cindex Bulygin, Stas
212@cindex Dehmann, Kai
213@cindex Dumnicki, Marcin
214@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
215@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
216@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
217@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
218@cindex Gorzel, Christian
219@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
220@cindex Hernando, Fernando
221@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
222@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
223@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
224@cindex Iena, Oleksandr
225@cindex Kauers, Manuel
226@cindex King, Simon
227@cindex Lakhal, Anen
228@cindex Lamm, Martin
229@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
230@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
231@cindex Lobillo, Javier
232@cindex Markwig, Thomas
233@cindex Martin, Bernd
234@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
235@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
236@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
237@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
238@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
239@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
240@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
241@cindex Stussak, Christian
242@cindex Sulandra, Imade
243@cindex Tobis, Enrique
244@cindex Theis, Christine
245@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
246@cindex Wenk, Moritz
247@cindex Yanovich, Denis
249We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
250the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
251the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
252and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
253to the @sc{Singular} project.
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