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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.39 2008-12-15 13:20:13 seelisch 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{} 1986-2008
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 ).
30Some single files have a copyright given within the file:
31Singular/ndbm.* (BSD), kernel/htmlhelp.h (LGPL 2.1+)
33The following software used with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
34the omalloc library, the readline library,
35the Gnu Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
36NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (NTL),
37the Multi Protocol library (MP), the
38Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library,
39surfex, and,
40for the Windows distributions the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
41XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
43Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files COPYING
44which are distributed along with these packages.
45(Since version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
46as (one of) their licences.)
48This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
49but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
51GNU General Public License for more details.
53You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
54along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
55Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
56(see @uref{,,GPL})
58Please send any comments or bug reports to
61If you want to be informed of new releases,
62 please register yourself as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
63registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
64              @uref{}.
65If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
66can also register by sending an email to
67              @email{}
68with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
69     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
72For the citation of @sc{Singular} see
74for information on how to cite Singular.
76You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
77your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
79@heading Availability
81The latest information about @sc{Singular} is always available from
83@ifset singularmanual
84The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
85anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
86@table @asis
87@item GMP, libreadline
88@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
89@* @uref{} or its mirrors
90@item MP
91@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
92@* @uref{}
93@item NTL
94@copyright{} Victor Shoup
95@* @uref{}
96@item Singular-Factory
97@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
98@* @uref{}
99@item Singular-libfac
100@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
101@* @uref{}
102@item surfex
103@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
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
114@end ifset
116@heading Acknowledgements
118The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
119Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
122@cindex Contributors
123@cindex Authors
124@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
125@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
126@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
128Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
129Michael Brickenstein,
130Wolfram Decker,
131Alexander Dreyer,
132Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
133Kai Kr@"uger,
134Viktor Levandovskyy,
135Oleksandr Motsak,
136Mathias Schulze,
138Oliver Wienand.
139@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
140@cindex Decker, Wolfram
141@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
142@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
143@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
144@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
145@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
146@cindex Schulze, Mathias
147@cindex Wienand, Oliver
149Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
150Olaf Bachmann,
151Christoph Lossen,
152Wolfgang Neumann,
153Wilfred Pohl,
154Jens Schmidt,
155Thomas Siebert,
156R@"udiger Stobbe,
157Eric Westenberger
159Tim Wichmann.
160@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
161@cindex Lossen, Christoph
162@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
163@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
164@cindex Schmidt, Jens
165@cindex Siebert, Thomas
166@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
167@cindex Westenberger, Eric
168@cindex Wichmann, Tim
170Further contributions to @sc{Singular} were made by:
171Daniel Andres,
172Thomas Bayer,
173Isabelle Bermejo,
174Markus Becker,
175Stas Bulygin,
176Nadine Cremer,
177Kai Dehmann,
178Marcin Dumnicki,
179Stephan Endra@ss{},
180Jose Ignacio Farran,
181I. Garcia-Marco,
182Vladimir Gerdt,
183Philippe Gimenez,
184Christian Gorzel,
185Hubert Grassmann,
186Amir Hashemi,
187Fernando Hernando,
188Agnes Heydtmann,
189Dietmar Hillebrand,
190Tobias Hirsch,
191Markus Hochstetter,
192Manuel Kauers,
193Simon King,
194Anen Lakhal,
195Martin Lamm,
196Santiago Laplagne,
197Gregoire Lecerf,
198Francisco Javier Lobillo,
199Christoph Mang,
200Thomas Markwig,
201Bernd Martin,
202Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
203Andrea Mindnich,
204Jorge Martin Morales,
205Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
206Tetyana Povalyaeva,
207Carlos Rabelo,
208J.-J. Salazar-Gonzalez,
209Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
210Ivor Saynisch,
211Kristina Schindelar,
212Silke Spang,
213Stefan Steidel,
214Henrik Strohmayer,
215Christian Stussak,
216Imade Sulandra,
217Akira Suzuki,
218Christine Theis,
219Enrique Tobis,
220Maryna Viazovska,
221Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
222Moritz Wenk,
223Denis Yanovich,
224Oleksandr Iena.
225@cindex Andres, Daniel
226@cindex Bayer, Thomas
227@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
228@cindex Becker, Markus
229@cindex Bulygin, Stas
230@cindex Cremer, Nadine
231@cindex Dehmann, Kai
232@cindex Dumnicki, Marcin
233@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
234@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
235@cindex Garcia-Marco, I.
236@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
237@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
238@cindex Gorzel, Christian
239@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
240@cindex Hashemi, Amir
241@cindex Hernando, Fernando
242@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
243@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
244@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
245@cindex Hochstetter, Markus
246@cindex Iena, Oleksandr
247@cindex Kauers, Manuel
248@cindex King, Simon
249@cindex Lakhal, Anen
250@cindex Lamm, Martin
251@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
252@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
253@cindex Lobillo, Javier
254@cindex Mang, Christoph
255@cindex Markwig, Thomas
256@cindex Martin, Bernd
257@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
258@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
259@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
260@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
261@cindex Povalyaeva, Tetyana
262@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
263@cindex Salazar-Gonzalez, J.-J.
264@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
265@cindex Saynisch, Ivor
266@cindex Schindelar, Kristina
267@cindex Spang, Silke
268@cindex Steidel, Stefan
269@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
270@cindex Stussak, Christian
271@cindex Sulandra, Imade
272@cindex Suzuki, Akira
273@cindex Tobis, Enrique
274@cindex Theis, Christine
275@cindex Viazovska, Maryna
276@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
277@cindex Wenk, Moritz
278@cindex Yanovich, Denis
280We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
281the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
282the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
283and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
284to the @sc{Singular} project.
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