Physical description 
1 online resource (xii, 416 pages 9 illustrations). 
Series 
Texts and Monographs in Computer Science, 0172603X


Texts and monographs in computer science.

Summary 
Algorithmic Algebra studies some of the main algorithmic tools of computer algebra, covering such topics as Grè¯¢ner bases, characteristic sets, resultants and semialgebraic sets. The main purpose of the book is to acquaint advanced undergraduate and graduate students in computer science, engineering and mathematics with the algorithmic ideas in computer algebra so that they could do research in computational algebra or understand the algorithms underlying many popular symbolic computational systems: Mathematica, Maple or Axiom, for instance. Also, researchers in robotics, solid modeling, computational geometry and automated theorem proving community may find it useful as symbolic algebraic techniques have begun to play an important role in these areas. The book, while being selfcontained, is written at an advanced level and deals with the subject at an appropriate depth. The book is accessible to computer science students with no previous algebraic training. Some mathematical readers, on the other hand, may find it interesting to see how algorithmic constructions have been used to provide fresh proofs for some classical theorems. The book also contains a large number of exercises with solutions to selected exercises, thus making it ideal as a textbook or for selfstudy. 
Subject 
Computer science.


Electronic books. 
ISBN 
9781461243441 (electronic bk.) 

1461243440 (electronic bk.) 

9781461287421 

1461287421 
