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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 NTL
11@cindex readline
12@cindex libfac
13@cindex surfex
14@cindex surfer
15@cindex gfanlib
16@cindex cdd
17@cindex cddlib
18@cindex libcdd
19@cindex graphviz
20@cindex normaliz
22@center @sc{Singular} version @value{VERSION}
23@center @uref{,,University of Kaiserslautern}
24@center @uref{,,Department of Mathematics} and  @uref{,,Centre for Computer Algebra}
25@center Authors: @uref{,,W. Decker}, @uref{,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{,,G. Pfister}, @uref{,,H. Schoenemann}
27@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-2013
28@sp 2
29@center @strong{NOTICE}
31This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
32it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
33the Free Software Foundation (version 2 or version 3 of the License).
35Some single files have a copyright given within the file:
36Singular/ndbm.* (BSD), kernel/htmlhelp.h (LGPL 2.1+)
38The following software modules shipped with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
39the omalloc library, the readline library,
40the GNU Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
41NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (NTL),
42the Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library,
43surfex, and,
44for the Windows distributions, the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
45XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
47Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files COPYING
48which are distributed along with these packages.
49(Since version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
50as (one of) their licences.)
52This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
53but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
55GNU General Public License for more details.
57You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
58along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
59Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
60(see @uref{,,GPL})
62Please send any comments or bug reports to
65If you want to be informed of new releases,
66please register as a @sc{Singular} user by
67@c using the
68@c registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
69@c               @uref{}.
70@c If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
71@c can also register by
72sending an email to
73              @email{}
74with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
75     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
78For information on how to cite @sc{Singular} see
81You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
82your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
84@heading Availability
86The latest information regarding the status of @sc{Singular} is always
87available from @uref{}.
88@ifset singularmanual
89The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
90anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
91@table @asis
92@item GMP, libreadline
93@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
94@* @uref{}
95@item NTL
96@copyright{} Victor Shoup
97@* @uref{}
98@item cdd (C implementation of the Double Description Method of Motzkin et al)
99@copyright{} Komei Fukuda
100@* @uref{}
101@item FLINT
102@copyright{} Bill Hart, Sebastian Pancratz, Fredrik Johansson
103@* @uref{}
104@item gfanlib
105@copyright{} Anders Jensen
106@* @uref{}
107@item Singular-Factory
108@copyright{} Gert-Martin Greuel/R@"udiger Stobbe/Martin Lee, University of Kaiserslautern:
109@* @uref{}
110@item Singular-libfac
111@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
112@* @uref{}
113@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
114@uref{} or via a
115WWW brow@-ser from
117@item Cygwin
119@item Xemacs
121@end table
122Some external programs are optional:
123@table @asis
124@item 4ti2 (used by sing4ti2.lib, @pxref{sing4ti2_lib})
126@item gfan (used by tropical.lib, @pxref{tropical_lib})
128@item graphviz (used by resgraph.lib, @pxref{resgraph_lib})
130@item normaliz (used by normaliz.lib, @pxref{normaliz_lib})
131@copyright{} Winfried Bruns and Bogdan Ichim
132@* @uref{}
133@item polymake (used by oldpolymake.lib, @pxref{oldpolymake_lib})
134@copyright{} Ewgenij Gawrilow and Michael Joswig
135@* @uref{}
136@item surf (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
137@copyright{} Stephan Endrass
138@* @uref{}
139@item surfer (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
141@item surfex (used by surfex.lib, @pxref{surfex_lib})
142@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
143@* @uref{}
144@item TOPCOM (used by oldpolymake.lib, @pxref{oldpolymake_lib})
145@copyright{} J@"org Rambau
146@* @uref{}
147@end table
148@end ifset
150@heading Acknowledgements
152The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
153Wolfram Decker, Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans Sch@"onemann.
155@cindex Contributors
156@cindex Authors
157@cindex Decker, Wolfram
158@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
159@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
160@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
162Current devteams:
163Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences in Lahore,
164BTU Cottbus,
165Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED),
166FU Berlin,
167Isfahan University of Technology,
168Mathematisches Forschunginstitut Oberwolfach,
169Oklahoma State University,
170RWTH Aachen,
171Universidad de Buenos Aires,
172Universit@'e de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines,
173University of G@"ottingen,
174University of Hannover,
175University of La Laguna
177University of Valladolid.
179Current @sc{Singular} developers:
180Wolfram Decker,
181Gert-Martin Greuel,
182Gerhard Pfister,
183Hans Sch@"onemann,
185Shawki Al-Rashed,
186Daniel Andres,
187Mohamed Barakat,
188Isabel Bermejo,
189Muhammad Asan Binyamin,
190Ren@'e Birkner,
191Rocio Blanco,
192Xenia Bogomolec,
193Michael Brickenstein,
194Stanislav Bulygin,
195Antonio Campillo,
196Raza Choudery,
197Alexander Dreyer,
198Christian Eder,
199Santiago Encinas,
200Jose Ignacio Farran,
201Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
202Rosa de Frutos,
203Eva Garcia-Llorente,
204Ignacio Garcia-Marco,
205Christian Haase,
206Amir Hashemi,
207Fernando Hernando,
208Bradford Hovinen,
209Nazeran Idress,
210Anders Jensen,
211Lars Kastner,
212Junaid Alan Khan,
213Kai Kr@"uger,
214Santiago Laplagne,
215Gr@'egoire Lecerf,
216Martin Lee,
217Viktor Levandovskyy,
218Benjamin Lorenz,
219Christoph Lossen,
220Thomas Markwig,
221Hannah Markwig,
222Irene Marquez,
223Bernd Martin,
224Edgar Martinez,
225Martin Monerjan,
226Francisco Monserrat,
227Oleksandr Motsak,
228Andreas Paffenholz,
229Maria Jesus Pisabarro,
230Diego Ruano,
231Afshan Sadiq,
232Kristina Schindelar,
233Mathias Schulze,
234Frank Seelisch,
235Andreas Steenpa@ss{},
236Stefan Steidel,
237Grischa Studzinski,
238Katharina Werner
240Eva Zerz.
242Further contributions to @sc{Singular} have been made by:
243Martin Albrecht,
244Olaf Bachmann,
245Muhammad Ahsan Banyamin,
246Thomas Bauer,
247Thomas Bayer,
248Markus Becker,
249J. Boehm,
250Gergo Gyula Borus,
251Winfried Bruns,
252Fernando Hernando Carrillo,
253Victor Castellanos,
254Nadine Cremer,
255Michael Cuntz,
256Kai Dehmann,
257Christian Dingler,
258Marcin Dumnicki,
259Stephan Endra@ss{},
260Vladimir Gerdt,
261Philippe Gimenez,
262Christian Gorzel,
263Hubert Grassmann,
264Jan Hackfeld,
265Agnes Heydtmann,
266Dietmar Hillebrand,
267Tobias Hirsch,
268Markus Hochstetter,
269N. Idrees,
270Manuel Kauers,
271Simon King,
272Sebastian Jambor,
273Oliver Labs,
274Anen Lakhal,
275Martin Lamm,
276Francisco Javier Lobillo,
277Christoph Mang,
278Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
279Andrea Mindnich,
280Antonio Montes,
281Jorge Martin Morales,
282Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
283Wolfgang Neumann,
284Markus Perling,
285Wilfried Pohl,
286Adrian Popescu,
287Tetyana Povalyaeva,
288Carlos Rabelo,
289Philipp Renner,
291Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
292Ivor Saynisch,
293Jens Schmidt,
294Thomas Siebert,
295Christof Soeger,
296Silke Spang,
297William Stein,
298R@"udiger Stobbe,
299Henrik Strohmayer,
300Christian Stussak,
301Imade Sulandra,
302Akira Suzuki,
303Christine Theis,
304Enrique Tobis,
305Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
306Moritz Wenk,
307Eric Westenberger,
308Tim Wichmann,
309Oliver Wienand,
310Denis Yanovich
312Oleksandr Yena.
314We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
315the Volkswagen-Stiftung, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
316and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
317to the @sc{Singular} project.
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