Symbolic Computation with Symmetric Polynomials an Extension to MACSYMA

  • Annick Valibouze
Conference paper


We present here a package of manipulations of symmetric polynomials implemented in Franzlisp. This package, called SYM, constitutes at present an extension of the system of symbolic computation MACSYMA. It performs a few manipulations on symmetric polynomials; it can also be used for direct applications. Some algorithms extend easily to functions that are symmetric with respect to sets of variables (i.e. multi-symmetric functions); these functions will be dealt with in the present paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annick Valibouze
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.LITPParis Cedex 05France
  2. 2.“GRECO De Calcul Formel” No 60France

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