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Re: Factoring a polynomial with many variables
Posted:
Feb 13, 2013 4:48 AM


On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 2:23:11 AM UTC6, topi...@yahoo.com wrote: > Is there a way to factor a polynomial in many variables. I have not studied > > algebraic geometry, or Buchberger algorithm.
Short answer: yes. It imposes some requirements on the base field, and could be slow depending on specifics of the polynomial (degree, #variables, coefficient "sizes", etc.)
Such factoring can be done using Groebner bases (the Buchberger algorithm you refer to), but usually is not.
Daniel Lichtblau Wolfram Research



