[Maxima] finite fields and gaussian elimination
fateman at cs.berkeley.edu
Sat May 19 11:30:04 CDT 2007
Is this symbolic at all?
You could try putting in elements in rat form e.g. Rat(1) and rat(0), and
also setting ratmx:true, and then modulus:2, and then invert().
Or you could try to write a 10 line program to do Gaussian elimination just
the way you want it done.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: maxima-bounces at math.utexas.edu
> [mailto:maxima-bounces at math.utexas.edu] On Behalf Of Ruben Zilibowitz
> Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2007 2:15 AM
> To: William Stein
> Cc: maxima at math.utexas.edu
> Subject: Re: [Maxima] finite fields and gaussian elimination
> It is 48 variables and 48 equations (maybe not that large by some
> standards). The main point is that I want to do it over a finite
> field. It is fairly sparse too.
> On 17/05/2007, at 2:28 AM, William Stein wrote:
> > On 5/15/07, Ruben Zilibowitz <rzilibowitz at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> I have a large system of linear equations in Z_2 I would like to
> >> solve. Is it possible to do this using maxima? I have
> tried using the
> >> function linsolve but this solves my equations over the rationals.
> > How large is your system? Is it dense or sparse?
> > William
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