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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment this file contains the copyright notice on Singular
3@ifclear VERSION
4@include version.texi
5@end ifclear
7@cindex copyright
8@cindex factory
9@cindex GMP
10@cindex MP
11@cindex NTL
12@cindex readline
13@cindex libfac
14@cindex surfex
15@cindex surfer
16@cindex graphviz
17@cindex normaliz
19@center @sc{Singular} version @value{VERSION}
20@center @uref{,,University of Kaiserslautern}
21@center @uref{,,Department of Mathematics} and  @uref{,,Centre for Computer Algebra}
22@center Authors: @uref{,,W. Decker}, @uref{,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{,,G. Pfister}, @uref{,,H. Schoenemann}
24@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-2011
25@sp 2
26@center @strong{NOTICE}
28This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
29it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
30the Free Software Foundation (version 2 or version 3 of the License).
32Some single files have a copyright given within the file:
33Singular/ndbm.* (BSD), kernel/htmlhelp.h (LGPL 2.1+)
35The following software modules shipped with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
36the omalloc library, the readline library,
37the GNU Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
38NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (NTL),
39the Multi Protocol library (MP), the
40Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library,
41surfex, and,
42for the Windows distributions, the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
43XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
45Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files COPYING
46which are distributed along with these packages.
47(Since version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
48as (one of) their licences.)
50This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
51but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
53GNU General Public License for more details.
55You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
56along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
57Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
58(see @uref{,,GPL})
60Please send any comments or bug reports to
63If you want to be informed of new releases,
64please register as a @sc{Singular} user by
65@c using the
66@c registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
67@c               @uref{}.
68@c If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
69@c can also register by
70sending an email to
71              @email{}
72with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
73     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
76For information on how to cite @sc{Singular} see
79You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
80your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
82@heading Availability
84The latest information regarding the status of @sc{Singular} is always
85available from @uref{}.
86@ifset singularmanual
87The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
88anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
89@table @asis
90@item GMP, libreadline
91@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
92@* @uref{}
93@item MP
94@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
95@* @uref{}
96@item NTL
97@copyright{} Victor Shoup
98@* @uref{}
99@item Singular-Factory
100@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
101@* @uref{}
102@item Singular-libfac
103@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
104@* @uref{}
105@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
106@uref{} or via a
107WWW brow@-ser from
109@item Cygwin
111@item Xemacs
113@end table
114Some external programs are optional:
115@table @asis
116@item 4ti2 (used by sing4ti2.lib, @pxref{sing4ti2_lib})
118@item gfan (used by tropical.lib, @pxref{tropical_lib})
120@item graphviz (used by resgraph.lib, @pxref{resgraph_lib})
122@item normaliz (used by normaliz.lib, @pxref{normaliz_lib})
123@copyright{} Winfried Bruns and Bogdan Ichim
124@* @uref{}
125@item polymake (used by, oldpolymake.lib, @pxref{oldpolymake_lib})
126@copyright{} Ewgenij Gawrilow and Michael Joswig
127@* @uref{}
128@item surf (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
129@copyright{} Stephan Endrass
130@* @uref{}
131@item surfer (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
133@item surfex (used by surfex.lib, @pxref{surfex_lib})
134@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
135@* @uref{}
136@item TOPCOM (used by oldpolymake.lib, @pxref{oldpolymake_lib})
137@copyright{} J@"org Rambau
138@* @uref{}
139@end table
140@end ifset
142@heading Acknowledgements
144The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
145Wolfram Decker, Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans Sch@"onemann.
147@cindex Contributors
148@cindex Authors
149@cindex Decker, Wolfram
150@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
151@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
152@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
154Current devteams:
155Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences in Lahore,
156BTU Cottbus,
157Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED),
158FU Berlin,
159Isfahan University of Technology,
160Mathematisches Forschunginstitut Oberwolfach,
161Oklahoma State University,
162RWTH Aachen,
163Universidad de Buenos Aires,
164Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines,
165University of G@"ottingen,
166University of Hannover,
167University of La Laguna
169University of Valladolid.
171Current @sc{Singular} developers:
172Wolfram Decker,
173Gert-Martin Greuel,
174Gerhard Pfister,
175Hans Sch@"onemann,
177Shawki Al-Rashed,
178Daniel Andres,
179Mohamed Barakat,
180Isabel Bermejo,
181Muhammad Asan Binyamin,
182Ren@'e Birkner,
183Rocio Blanco,
184Xenia Bogomolec,
185Michael Brickenstein,
186Stanislav Bulygin,
187Antonio Campillo,
188Raza Choudery,
189Alexander Dreyer,
190Christian Eder,
191Santiago Encinas,
192Jose Ignacio Farran,
193Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
194Rosa de Frutos,
195Eva Garcia-Llorente,
196Ignacio Garcia-Marco,
197Christian Haase,
198Amir Hashemi,
199Fernando Hernando,
200Bradford Hovinen,
201Nazeran Idress,
202Anders Jensen,
203Lars Kastner,
204Junaid Alan Khan,
205Kai Kr@"uger,
206Santiago Laplagne,
207Grégoire Lecerf,
208Martin Lee,
209Viktor Levandovskyy,
210Benjamin Lorenz,
211Christoph Lossen,
212Thomas Markwig,
213Hannah Markwig,
214Irene Marquez,
215Bernd Martin,
216Edgar Martinez,
217Martin Monerjan,
218Francisco Monserrat,
219Oleksandr Motsak,
220Andreas Paffenholz,
221Maria Jesus Pisabarro,
222Diego Ruano,
223Afshan Sadiq,
224Kristina Schindelar,
225Mathias Schulze,
226Frank Seelisch,
227Andreas Steenpa@ss{},
228Stefan Steidel,
229Grischa Studzinski,
230Katharina Werner
232Eva Zerz.
234Further contributions to @sc{Singular} have been made by:
235Martin Albrecht,
236Olaf Bachmann,
237Muhammad Ahsan Banyamin,
238Thomas Bauer,
239Thomas Bayer,
240Markus Becker,
241J. Boehm,
242Winfried Bruns,
243Fernando Hernando Carrillo,
244Victor Castellanos,
245Nadine Cremer,
246Michael Cuntz,
247Kai Dehmann,
248Christian Dingler,
249Marcin Dumnicki,
250Stephan Endra@ss{},
251Vladimir Gerdt,
252Philippe Gimenez,
253Christian Gorzel,
254Hubert Grassmann,
255Jan Hackfeld,
256Agnes Heydtmann,
257Dietmar Hillebrand,
258Tobias Hirsch,
259Markus Hochstetter,
260N. Idrees,
261Manuel Kauers,
262Simon King,
263Oliver Labs,
264Anen Lakhal,
265Martin Lamm,
266Francisco Javier Lobillo,
267Christoph Mang,
268Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
269Andrea Mindnich,
270Antonio Montes,
271Jorge Martin Morales,
272Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
273Wolfgang Neumann,
274Markus Perling,
275Wilfried Pohl,
276Tetyana Povalyaeva,
277Carlos Rabelo,
278Philipp Renner,
280Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
281Ivor Saynisch,
282Jens Schmidt,
283Thomas Siebert,
284Christof Soeger,
285Silke Spang,
286William Stein,
287R@"udiger Stobbe,
288Henrik Strohmayer,
289Christian Stussak,
290Imade Sulandra,
291Akira Suzuki,
292Christine Theis,
293Enrique Tobis,
294Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
295Moritz Wenk,
296Eric Westenberger,
297Tim Wichmann,
298Oliver Wienand,
299Denis Yanovich
301Oleksandr Yena.
303We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
304the Volkswagen-Stiftung, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
305and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
306to the @sc{Singular} project.
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