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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{,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{,,G. Pfister}, @uref{,,H. Schoenemann}
25@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-2010
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,
65 please register as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
66registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
67              @uref{}.
68If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
69can also register by sending an email to
70              @email{}
71with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
72     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
75For information on how to cite @sc{Singular} see
78You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
79your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
81@heading Availability
83The latest information regarding the status of @sc{Singular} is always
84available from @uref{}.
85@ifset singularmanual
86The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
87anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
88@table @asis
89@item GMP, libreadline
90@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
91@* @uref{}
92@item MP
93@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
94@* @uref{}
95@item NTL
96@copyright{} Victor Shoup
97@* @uref{}
98@item Singular-Factory
99@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
100@* @uref{}
101@item Singular-libfac
102@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
103@* @uref{}
104@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
105@uref{} or via a
106WWW brow@-ser from
108@item Cygwin
110@item Xemacs
112@end table
113Some external programs are optional:
114@table @asis
115@item surfex (used by surfex.lib, @pxref{surfex_lib})
116@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
117@* @uref{}
118@item surf (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
119@copyright{} Stephan Endrass
120@* @uref{}
121@item surfer (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
123@item graphviz (used by resgraph.lib, @pxref{resgraph_lib})
125@item normaliz (used by normaliz.lib, @pxref{normaliz_lib})
126@copyright{} Winfried Bruns and Bogdan Ichim
127@* @uref{}
128@item 4ti2 (used by sing4ti2.lib, @pxref{sing4ti2_lib})
130@end table
131@end ifset
133@heading Acknowledgements
135The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
136Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans Sch@"onemann.
138@cindex Contributors
139@cindex Authors
140@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
141@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
142@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
144Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
145Michael Brickenstein,
146Wolfram Decker,
147Alexander Dreyer,
148Gert-Martin Greuel,
149Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
150Viktor Levandovskyy,
151Oleksandr Motsak,
152Gerhard Pfister,
153Hans Sch@"onemann,
154Mathias Schulze,
156Frank Seelisch.
157@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
158@cindex Decker, Wolfram
159@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
160@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
161@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
162@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
163@cindex Schulze, Mathias
164@cindex Seelisch, Frank
166Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
167Olaf Bachmann,
168Kai Kr@"uger,
169Christoph Lossen,
170Wolfgang Neumann,
171Markus Perling,
172Wilfred Pohl,
173Jens Schmidt,
174Thomas Siebert,
175R@"udiger Stobbe,
176Eric Westenberger,
177Tim Wichmann,
179Oliver Wienand.
180@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
181@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
182@cindex Lossen, Christoph
183@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
184@cindex Perling, Markus
185@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
186@cindex Schmidt, Jens
187@cindex Schulze, Mathias
188@cindex Siebert, Thomas
189@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
190@cindex Westenberger, Eric
191@cindex Wichmann, Tim
192@cindex Wienand, Oliver
194Further contributions to @sc{Singular} have been made by:
195Daniel Andres,
196Thomas Bayer,
197Isabelle Bermejo,
198Markus Becker,
199Stanislav Bulygin,
200Nadine Cremer,
201Michael Cuntz,
202Kai Dehmann,
203Marcin Dumnicki,
204Stephan Endra@ss{},
205Jose Ignacio Farran,
206I. Garcia-Marco,
207Vladimir Gerdt,
208Philippe Gimenez,
209Christian Gorzel,
210Hubert Grassmann,
211Amir Hashemi,
212Fernando Hernando,
213Agnes Heydtmann,
214Dietmar Hillebrand,
215Tobias Hirsch,
216Markus Hochstetter,
217Manuel Kauers,
218Simon King,
219Anen Lakhal,
220Martin Lamm,
221Santiago Laplagne,
222Gregoire Lecerf,
223Francisco Javier Lobillo,
224Christoph Mang,
225Thomas Markwig,
226Bernd Martin,
227Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
228Andrea Mindnich,
229Jorge Martin Morales,
230Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
231Tetyana Povalyaeva,
232Carlos Rabelo,
233J.-J. Salazar-Gonzalez,
234Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
235Ivor Saynisch,
236Kristina Schindelar,
237Silke Spang,
238Stefan Steidel,
239Henrik Strohmayer,
240Christian Stussak,
241Imade Sulandra,
242Akira Suzuki,
243Christine Theis,
244Enrique Tobis,
245Maryna Viazovska,
246Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
247Moritz Wenk,
248Denis Yanovich,
249Oleksandr Iena.
250@cindex Andres, Daniel
251@cindex Bayer, Thomas
252@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
253@cindex Becker, Markus
254@cindex Bulygin, Stanislav
255@cindex Cremer, Nadine
256@cindex Cuntz, Michael
257@cindex Dehmann, Kai
258@cindex Dumnicki, Marcin
259@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
260@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
261@cindex Garcia-Marco, I.
262@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
263@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
264@cindex Gorzel, Christian
265@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
266@cindex Hashemi, Amir
267@cindex Hernando, Fernando
268@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
269@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
270@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
271@cindex Hochstetter, Markus
272@cindex Iena, Oleksandr
273@cindex Kauers, Manuel
274@cindex King, Simon
275@cindex Lakhal, Anen
276@cindex Lamm, Martin
277@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
278@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
279@cindex Lobillo, Javier
280@cindex Mang, Christoph
281@cindex Markwig, Thomas
282@cindex Martin, Bernd
283@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
284@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
285@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
286@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
287@cindex Povalyaeva, Tetyana
288@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
289@cindex Salazar-Gonzalez, J.-J.
290@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
291@cindex Saynisch, Ivor
292@cindex Schindelar, Kristina
293@cindex Spang, Silke
294@cindex Steidel, Stefan
295@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
296@cindex Stussak, Christian
297@cindex Sulandra, Imade
298@cindex Suzuki, Akira
299@cindex Tobis, Enrique
300@cindex Theis, Christine
301@cindex Viazovska, Maryna
302@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
303@cindex Wenk, Moritz
304@cindex Yanovich, Denis
306We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
307the Volkswagen-Stiftung, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
308and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
309to the @sc{Singular} project.
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