The individual programs, as well as the C source code are publicly available by ftp from the Geometry Center. The automata package was written by David Epstein, Derek Holt and Sarah Rees of the University of Warwick (in part at the Center). For more information, consult the man pages, or contact Derek Holt (email@example.com) or David Epstein (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To get started with GAP, consult the manual in the Center library.
The man page directs users to a
dvi version of this
manual. To start the program, type
gap at the command
line. (Note: to exit the program, type
quit; -- the
semicolon is not optional.) For more online information, consult the
which contains, among other things, a delightful gap analysis of
Magma is only available on
leibniz. To start
the program, simply type
magma at the command prompt.
Some of the voluminous documentation is printed out in the Center
library. The man page gives an
as well as indicating the location of dvi files for the full
Online information is also available.
Created: Fri Sep 8 11:39:00 1995 --- Last modified: Jun 18 1996