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Is Sage on the same level as Mathematica or Matlab for graph theory and graph visualization?

The context: I'm going to start working on a project that involves running predefined algorithms (and defining my own) for very big graphs (thousands of nodes). Visualization would also be welcome if ...
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Math-related open source software to contribute to

I'm interested in finding a math-related open source project that I can contribute to. I've studied maths and stats at undergraduate level, but I'm a professional software developer and I'll have some ...
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Genus of the graph $K_{4,2,2,2}$.

What is the genus of the complete $4-$partite graph $K_{4,2,2,2}$? What i know: Since $K_{4,4,2}$ is a subgraph of $K_{4,2,2,2}$, and genus of $K_{4,4,2}$ is 2, $K_{4,2,2,2}$ has genus greater than ...
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Definition of Modular Forms over finite Fields

I'm still severely lacking in background at the moment, but I'm interested in doing something with congruence properties of modular forms (relations between coefficients of the q-expansions that hold ...
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Graphing Compex Functions 3D (x,y,i axes) Instead Of Color-Coded (SAGE).

Following this guide to Sage: and using Sage Online produced the following graphs: Graphing $\frac{1}{1-z}$ that way yeilds: Graphing $\frac{1}{1-z^2}$ that way yields: It would be nice to see ...
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Find the rational points on $1 + 18 x + 81 x^2 + 44 x^3 = y^2$ with Sage

I'm trying to use Sage on-line,but I meet some trouble with the code of it. I want to find the rational points on an ellipse curve,such as $$1 + 18 x + 81 x^2 + 44 x^3 = y^2,\tag1$$ I know that ...
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Finding irreducible representations of the following group using GAP

Given the following group of order 24, $$ G = \langle a,b \mid a^2=b^3=(abab^2)^2=1\rangle$$ how can one find (all) the irreducible representations using GAP? Since I have not installed GAP yet, I ...
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Maps of primitive vectors and Conway's river, has anyone built this in SAGE?

I am attempting to teach number theory from John Stillwell's Elements of Number Theory in the upcoming semester. There are two sections (5.7 and 5.8) which describe the diagrammatic method for the ...
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Create Graph In Sage

I want define new graph in sage. Let $V$ be vector space over finite field $GF(q)$. The graph's vertices are 1-dimensional subspace from $V$ and $n-1$ -dimensional subspace from $V$ and two vertices ...
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Why can you not omit the '*' sign for multiplication in Sage, Matlab, and other mathematical software?

Question I have some experience with Sage and Matlab. Both mathematical software packages require you to have the '*' sign when multiplying symbolic variables with integers. For example, in Matlab ...
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Question about direuler command in Pari/GP

From the Pari/GP users guide: 3.4.16 direuler(p=a,b,expr,{c}). Computes the Dirichlet series associated to the Eulerproduct of expression expr as p ranges through the primes from a to b. expr must ...
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On Hilbert Class Polynomial

Is there any open source software which computes Hilbert Class polynomial of an imaginary quadratic fields? Thank you in advance
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$\mathbb{Q}$ isn't a number field for SAGE

This is more a question about the weird behavior of SAGE: ...
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Using sage to test for squares in residue fields

Let $K$ be a number field, $x \in \mathcal{O}_K$, and $\mathfrak{p} $ a prime of $K$. I want to find out using sage whether or not the reduction of $x$ modulo $\mathfrak{p}$ is a square in the ...
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Converting GAP groups into SAGE permutation groups.

I have been working with SAGE online, and have made some programs to test some hypothesis about finite groups. However, the pre-defined "named" groups in SAGE are quite limited (basically, the ...
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A question about modular forms in SAGE

I was trying to solve Exercise 1.4.5 in Alvaro Lozano-Robledo's book Elliptic Curves, Modular Forms and Their L-functions, which is about representations of integers as sums of 6 squares and its ...
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Calling GAP's StructureDescription from SAGE

Given a sage group object $G$, I want to obtain its structure description using GAP, as follows: sage: gap.StructureDescription(G) The command works fine in ...
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Is there a symbolic math package for octave?

I am using Octave (3.6) on Ubuntu 10.0.4 LTS. I want to do some research involving symbolic math. I was thinking of downloading sage (I just found about it today) - but thought I'd better ask in here ...
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How to implement a group action in Sage ( for educational purposes )?

Let S= {"A","B","C","D"} and S4= SymmetricGroup(4). I want to create a table of the action S4 x S -> S which standardly permutes the letters in the set. The table should look like: ...
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Why is this curve nonsingular?

Let $C$ be the projective closure of $Z(f) \subset \mathbf{A}^2$ where $f$ is an irreducible polynomial of degree 4 in $x$ and degree 2 in $y$, so $C = Z(f^*) \subset \mathbf{P}^2$ where $f^*$ is the ...
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Prove that curve lies on a cone?

I have a curve given by this equation: $$c(t) = (t\cos t,t \sin t,t)$$ I need to prove that this curve lies on a cone, and draw that cone and curve in Sage. I've read somewhere that I could prove it ...
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Mapping boundaries in SAGE

I'm trying to find the fundamental domain of congruence subgroups in SAGE by mapping the boundaries of the fundamental domain of $\mathrm{SL}_2(\mathbb{Z})$ by certain matrices. How can I transform ...
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Programmatically solving a system of nonlinear equations over GF(2)

I have the following relatively large system of nonlinear equations over $GF(2)$: $ 0 = w7x7 + w7x5 + w7x4 + w7x0 + w6x6 + w6x5 + w6x1 + w5x7 + w5x6 + w5x2 + w4x7 + w4x3 + w3x4 + w2x5 + w1x6 + w0x7 ...
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Advantages to learning Sage?

I'm wondering if anyone can let me know advantages to installing/setting up Sage on my computer for doing computational math (work in groups, finite fields, and combinatorics, along with some search ...
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Faster Sage Code for Diophantine Equation? [closed]

I'm having trouble with the computation time. Does anyone have any ideas for faster code? ...
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Squares of finite fields (mod p*q)

Lets say we have $\mathbb{Z}_p$, where p is prime. For each element(x) we have two squares(y) so that $y^2=x$ ie if $p=7$ for $x=4$ we have $y_1=2,y_2=7-2=5,y=\pm2 $ ok, lets have ...
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Computer program for factorization into irreducible polynomials over $\mathbb{Z}_{p^k}$

Hensel's Lemma allows us to factor a polynomial uniquely into basic irreducible factors over $\mathbb{Z}_{p^k}$. Is there a SAGE or Magma command that gives this factorization? Or can anyone help in ...
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p-adic liftings on SAGE

I asked a question the other day: Multidimensional Hensel lifting which @Hurkyl kindly and very elegantly answered. A follow-on from this is that I have tried to implement exactly the "algorithm" ...
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How to load and use a PARI/GP script in Sage notebook?

I don't know whether this is the correct place to ask such a question, but I am dealing with this problem for a couple of days. Take for example the script ...
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Some questions about SAGE

I search a programmable calculator like PARI/GP. In the net, I came across SAGE. I have some questions about the download of SAGE Is it really absolutely free ? Is it faster than PARI/PG ? Has it ...
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How to do a group StructureDescription in Sage?

In Sage I executed the following commands: F.<x, y> = FreeGroup() G=F / [x^2*y^-1, x^3*y^2, x*y*x^-1*y^-1] Now G is isomorphic to C7. In GAP I could ...
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How to draw a Frenet Trihedron in Sage?

How would I draw this in sage? It's a Frenet Trihedron along a given curve: Tools other then Sage are welcome too. Im just interested in which equations I need to input, besides the curve to ...
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Row echelon form of (augmented) matrix. Is there something wrong with Sage's implementation?

I am trying to solve the exercise RREF.C10 from the A first course in Linear Algebra free book. The exercise aims at finding the reduced row echelon form of the following linear system: ...
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Is there a computer programm or CAS (maybe GAP?) that can calculate with projective (indecomposable) A-modules (A is a finite dimensional k-algebra)?

I have the following question(s): I have an "Algebra-With-One" $R$ as a subalgebra of a full matrix algebra in GAP. Furthermore, I have 5 primitive orthogonal idempotents $e_1,...,e_5$, which sum up ...
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How to compute the pointwise stabilizer subgroup of a fixed-point subspace?

Definitions: Let $W$ be a representation of a group $G$, $K$ a subgroup of $G$, and $X$ a subspace of $W$. Let the fixed-point subspace $W^{K}:=\{w \in W \ \vert \ kw=w \ , \forall k \in K \}$. Let ...
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$p$-adic numbers in SAGE

The standard output in SAGE for $p$-adic numbers is in the series representation: sage: x = Zp(7)(12495) sage: x 3*7^2 + 7^3 + 5*7^4 + O(7^22) Is there a way to ...
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verifying differential equation solution with sage

I solved the linear ODE system of equations: \begin{equation} x' = \begin{pmatrix}3&0&4\\0&2&0\\0&0&-3\end{pmatrix}x \end{equation} Skipping the details I got the following ...
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Sage problem - numeric solving trigonometric equation

I am relatively new to Sage. Can someone please help me how to solve: $$ \tan (x) - x/10 = 0$$ numerically?
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Can SAGE or othe software compute or guess growth rates of infinite discrete groups?

I am interested in the growth rate of some finitely generated (infinite, non-abelian) discrete groups. Knowing very little about geometric group theory, I am wondering if I can plug them into sage and ...
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Finding newforms with Sage

I am new to Sage and modular forms. I have some conceptual questions. When I write sage: S = CuspForms(Gamma0(55),2,prec=14) sage: S.new_subspace().basis() ...
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Modular forms on $\Gamma_0(N)$ with character in Sage

I'm trying to work with modular forms on $\Gamma_0(N)$ with character in Sage. In particular, I've been using the following: ...
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What does the $[(0 : 3 : 1)]$ means in Sage.

I tried to solve the integer points of $y(y+2)=x^3+(x+3)(x+5)$ by using Sage's command E.integral_points(). Its output was $[(0 : 3 : 1)]$. I tried that ...
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In Sage, how to extract coefficient of a polynomial in a ring [closed]

For instance, $f=x^2y^2+1$ is an element of $\mathbb{C}[x,y]$, I want to extract the coefficient of $x^2$, which is $y^2$. However "f.coefficient(x,2)" only works for symbolic expressions, are there ...
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Help need in Mathematica or Sage

I want to find the common positive solutions of two polynomials $f_{a,b}(x,y)$, $g_{a,b}(x,y)$ where $a,b$ runs from 0 to 1 with an interval 0.01. Let $(x_0,y_0)$ be a common positive solution. Then ...
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Reverse engineering a differential equation from singular points

I've been struggling to find a way to reverse engineer a differential equation based on knowing it's singular points. In this case, I'd like to create a flow on $[-1,1] \times [-1,1]$, which has ...
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Simplify-function of SAGE?

Entering simplify(x/(x^2 + x)) SAGE gives me x/(x^2 + x). What do I have to do to get ...
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How to list all subgroup info of a (n abelian) group with Sage?

Using the Magma calculator at http://magma.maths.usyd.edu.au/calc/ I listed all subgroups of C3XC3 : ...
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Implicit plot3d in Sage Math

I am currently trying out using the math software Sage. I am currently in a Calculus III class at my university so I was hoping to be able to leverage its 3D graphing capabilities. In one particular ...
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Sage usage to calculate a cardinality

I would like to compute the cardinality of an elliptic curve group over the finite field $\mathbb{F}_{991}$. I'm trying to use sage but I still have an error in the syntax (I never used it before and ...
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Why doesn't SAGE understand reduced expressions mod p in a finite field extension?

Suppose I have a finite field $\mathbb{F}_{13}$ and I would like to adjoin an element, $\zeta$, with order $3$, since $\mathbb{F}_{13}$ does not contain one. So consider $\mathbb{F}_{13}(\zeta)$. Then ...