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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-@value{VERSION_DATE}
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/links/ndbm.* (BSD)
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),
42Flint: Fast Library for Number Theory, the Singular-Factory library, the
43Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library,
44surfex, and,
45for the Windows distributions, the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
46XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
48Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files COPYING
49which are distributed along with these packages.
50(Since version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
51as (one of) their licences.)
53This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
54but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
56GNU General Public License for more details.
58You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
59along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
60Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
61(see @uref{,,GPL})
63Please send any comments or bug reports to
66If you want to be informed of new releases,
67please register as a @sc{Singular} user by
68sending an email to
69              @email{}
70with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
71     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
74For information on how to cite @sc{Singular} see
77You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
78your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
80@heading Availability
82The latest information regarding the status of @sc{Singular} is always
83available from @uref{}.
84@ifset singularmanual
85The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
86anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
87@table @asis
88@item GMP, libreadline
89@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
90@* @uref{}
91@item NTL
92@copyright{} Victor Shoup
93@* @uref{}
94@item cdd (C implementation of the Double Description Method of Motzkin et al)
95@copyright{} Komei Fukuda
96@* @uref{}
97@item FLINT
98@copyright{} Bill Hart, Sebastian Pancratz, Fredrik Johansson
99@* @uref{}
100@item gfanlib
101@copyright{} Anders Jensen
102@* @uref{}
103@item Singular-Factory
104@copyright{} Gert-Martin Greuel/R@"udiger Stobbe/Martin Lee, University of Kaiserslautern:
105@* @uref{}
106@item Singular-libfac
107@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
108@* @uref{}
109@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
110@uref{} or via a
111WWW brow@-ser from
113@item Cygwin
115@item Xemacs
117@end table
118Some external programs are optional:
119@table @asis
120@item 4ti2 (used by sing4ti2.lib, @pxref{sing4ti2_lib})
122@item gfan (used by tropical.lib, @pxref{tropical_lib})
124@item graphviz (used by resgraph.lib, @pxref{resgraph_lib})
126@item normaliz (used by normaliz.lib, @pxref{normaliz_lib})
127@copyright{} Winfried Bruns and Bogdan Ichim
128@* @uref{}
129@item polymake (used by polymake.lib, @pxref{polymake_lib})
130@copyright{} Ewgenij Gawrilow and Michael Joswig
131@* @uref{}
132@item surf (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
133@copyright{} Stephan Endrass
134@* @uref{}
135@item surfer (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
137@item surfex (used by surfex.lib, @pxref{surfex_lib})
138@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
139@* @uref{}
140@item TOPCOM (used by polymake.lib, @pxref{polymake_lib})
141@copyright{} J@"org Rambau
142@* @uref{}
143@end table
144@end ifset
146@heading Acknowledgements
148The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
149Wolfram Decker, Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans Sch@"onemann.
151@cindex Contributors
152@cindex Authors
153@cindex Decker, Wolfram
154@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
155@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
156@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
158Current devteams:
159Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences in Lahore,
160BTU Cottbus,
161Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED),
162FU Berlin,
163Isfahan University of Technology,
164Mathematisches Forschunginstitut Oberwolfach,
165Oklahoma State University,
166RWTH Aachen,
167Universidad de Buenos Aires,
168Universit@'e de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines,
169University of G@"ottingen,
170University of Hannover,
171University of La Laguna
173University of Valladolid.
175Current @sc{Singular} developers:
176Wolfram Decker,
177Gert-Martin Greuel,
178Gerhard Pfister,
179Hans Sch@"onemann,
181Shawki Al-Rashed,
182Daniel Andres,
183Mohamed Barakat,
184Isabel Bermejo,
185Muhammad Asan Binyamin,
186Ren@'e Birkner,
187Rocio Blanco,
188Xenia Bogomolec,
189Michael Brickenstein,
190Stanislav Bulygin,
191Antonio Campillo,
192Raza Choudery,
193Alexander Dreyer,
194Christian Eder,
195Santiago Encinas,
196Jose Ignacio Farran,
197Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
198Rosa de Frutos,
199Eva Garcia-Llorente,
200Ignacio Garcia-Marco,
201Christian Haase,
202Amir Hashemi,
203Fernando Hernando,
204Bradford Hovinen,
205Nazeran Idress,
206Anders Jensen,
207Lars Kastner,
208Junaid Alan Khan,
209Kai Kr@"uger,
210Santiago Laplagne,
211Gr@'egoire Lecerf,
212Martin Lee,
213Viktor Levandovskyy,
214Benjamin Lorenz,
215Christoph Lossen,
216Thomas Markwig,
217Hannah Markwig,
218Irene Marquez,
219Bernd Martin,
220Edgar Martinez,
221Martin Monerjan,
222Francisco Monserrat,
223Oleksandr Motsak,
224Andreas Paffenholz,
225Maria Jesus Pisabarro,
226Diego Ruano,
227Afshan Sadiq,
228Kristina Schindelar,
229Mathias Schulze,
230Frank Seelisch,
231Andreas Steenpa@ss{},
232Stefan Steidel,
233Grischa Studzinski,
234Katharina Werner
236Eva Zerz.
238Further contributions to @sc{Singular} have been made by:
239Martin Albrecht,
240Olaf Bachmann,
241Muhammad Ahsan Banyamin,
242Thomas Bauer,
243Thomas Bayer,
244Markus Becker,
245J. Boehm,
246Gergo Gyula Borus,
247Winfried Bruns,
248Fernando Hernando Carrillo,
249Victor Castellanos,
250Nadine Cremer,
251Michael Cuntz,
252Kai Dehmann,
253Christian Dingler,
254Marcin Dumnicki,
255Stephan Endra@ss{},
256Vladimir Gerdt,
257Philippe Gimenez,
258Christian Gorzel,
259Hubert Grassmann,
260Jan Hackfeld,
261Agnes Heydtmann,
262Dietmar Hillebrand,
263Tobias Hirsch,
264Markus Hochstetter,
265N. Idrees,
266Manuel Kauers,
267Simon King,
268Sebastian Jambor,
269Oliver Labs,
270Anen Lakhal,
271Martin Lamm,
272Francisco Javier Lobillo,
273Christoph Mang,
274Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
275Andrea Mindnich,
276Antonio Montes,
277Jorge Martin Morales,
278Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
279Wolfgang Neumann,
280Markus Perling,
281Wilfried Pohl,
282Adrian Popescu,
283Tetyana Povalyaeva,
284Carlos Rabelo,
285Philipp Renner,
287Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
288Ivor Saynisch,
289Jens Schmidt,
290Thomas Siebert,
291Christof Soeger,
292Silke Spang,
293William Stein,
294R@"udiger Stobbe,
295Henrik Strohmayer,
296Christian Stussak,
297Imade Sulandra,
298Akira Suzuki,
299Christine Theis,
300Enrique Tobis,
301Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
302Moritz Wenk,
303Eric Westenberger,
304Tim Wichmann,
305Oliver Wienand,
306Denis Yanovich
308Oleksandr Yena.
310The development of @sc{Singular} has been supported by
311    the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG),
312    the Stiftung Rheinland-Pfalz f@"ur Innovation,
313    the Volkswagen Stiftung, and
314    the European Union.
315From 2010 to 2016, it was part of
316    the DFG Priority Project SPP 1489.
317It is currently funded by
318    the DFG transregional collaborative research centre (SFB-TRR) 195 Symbolic Tools in Mathematics and their Application
320    the Europeans Unions Horizon 2020
321    research and innovation programme under grant agreement 676541.
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