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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.32 2007-08-01 15:07:22 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 readline
13@cindex libfac
15@center @sc{Singular} version @value{VERSION}
16@center @uref{,,University of Kaiserslautern}
17@center @uref{,,Department of Mathematics} and  @uref{,,Centre for Computer Algebra}
18@center Authors: @uref{,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{,,G. Pfister}, @uref{,,H. Schoenemann}
20@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-2007
21@sp 2
22@center @strong{NOTICE}
24This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
25it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
26the Free Software Foundation ( version 2 of the License ).
28The following software used with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
29the omalloc library, the readline library,
30the Gnu Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
31NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (NTL),
32the Multi Protocol library (MP), the
33Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library, and,
34for the Windows distributions the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
35XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
37Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files
38which are distributed along with these packages.
39(As of version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
40as (one of) their licences.)
42This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
43but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
45GNU General Public License for more details.
47You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
48along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
49Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
50(see @uref{,,GPL})
52Please send any comments or bug reports to
55Please register yourself as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
56registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
57              @uref{}.
58If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
59can also register by sending an email to
60              @email{}
61with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
62     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
65If you use Singular or parts thereof in a project and/or publish
66results that were partly obtained using @sc{Singular}, we ask you to
67cite @sc{Singular} and inform us thereof -- see
69for information on how to cite Singular.
71@heading Availability
73The latest information about @sc{Singular} is always available from
75@ifset singularmanual
76The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
77anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
78@table @asis
79@item GMP, libreadline
80@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
81@* @uref{} or its mirrors
82@item MP
83@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
84@* @uref{}
85@item NTL
86@copyright{} Victor Shoup
87@* @uref{}
88@item Singular-Factory
89@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
90@* @uref{}
91@item Singular-libfac
92@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
93@* @uref{}
94@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
95@uref{} or via a
96WWW brow@-ser from
98@item Cygwin
100@item Xemacs
102@end table
103@end ifset
105@heading Acknowledgements
107The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
108Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
111@cindex Contributors
112@cindex Authors
113@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
114@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
115@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
117Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
118Michael Brickenstein,
119Wolfram Decker,
120Alexander Dreyer,
121Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
122Kai Kr@"uger,
123Viktor Levandovskyy,
124Oleksandr Motsak,
126Oliver Wienand.
127@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
128@cindex Decker, Wolfram
129@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
130@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
131@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
132@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
133@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
134@cindex Wienand, Oliver
136Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
137Olaf Bachmann,
138Christoph Lossen,
139Wolfgang Neumann,
140Wilfred Pohl,
141Jens Schmidt,
142Mathias Schulze,
143Thomas Siebert,
144R@"udiger Stobbe,
145Eric Westenberger
147Tim Wichmann.
148@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
149@cindex Lossen, Christoph
150@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
151@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
152@cindex Schmidt, Jens
153@cindex Schulze, Mathias
154@cindex Siebert, Thomas
155@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
156@cindex Westenberger, Eric
157@cindex Wichmann, Tim
159Further contributions to @sc{Singular} were made by:
160Thomas Bayer,
161Isabelle Bermejo,
162Markus Becker,
163Stas Bulygin,
164Kai Dehmann,
165Marcin Dumnicki,
166Stephan Endra@ss{},
167Jose Ignacio Farran,
168Vladimir Gerdt,
169Philippe Gimenez,
170Christian Gorzel,
171Hubert Grassmann,
172Fernando Hernando,
173Agnes Heydtmann,
174Dietmar Hillebrand,
175Tobias Hirsch,
176Manuel Kauers,
177Simon King,
178Anen Lakhal,
179Martin Lamm,
180Santiago Laplagne,
181Gregoire Lecerf,
182Francisco Javier Lobillo,
183Thomas Markwig,
184Bernd Martin,
185Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
186Andrea Mindnich,
187Jorge Martin Morales,
188Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
189Carlos Rabelo,
190Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
191Henrik Strohmayer,
192Christian Stussak,
193Imade Sulandra,
194Christine Theis,
195Enrique Tobis,
196Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
197Moritz Wenk,
198Denis Yanovich,
199Oleksandr Yena.
200@cindex Bayer, Thomas
201@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
202@cindex Becker, Markus
203@cindex Bulygin, Stas
204@cindex Dehmann, Kai
205@cindex Dumnicki, Marcin
206@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
207@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
208@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
209@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
210@cindex Gorzel, Christian
211@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
212@cindex Hernando, Fernando
213@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
214@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
215@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
216@cindex Kauers, Manuel
217@cindex King, Simon
218@cindex Lakhal, Anen
219@cindex Lamm, Martin
220@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
221@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
222@cindex Lobillo, Javier
223@cindex Markwig, Thomas
224@cindex Martin, Bernd
225@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
226@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
227@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
228@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
229@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
230@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
231@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
232@cindex Stussak, Christian
233@cindex Sulandra, Imade
234@cindex Tobis, Enrique
235@cindex Theis, Christine
236@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
237@cindex Wenk, Moritz
238@cindex Yanovich, Denis
239@cindex Yena, Oleksandr
241We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
242the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
243the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
244and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
245to the @sc{Singular} project.
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