Gordon Royle on Tue, 20 Jun 2006 02:34:36 +0200 |
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Re: Partitions |
Have you thought about using GAP?GAP has a large range of built in combinatorial functions, and if your task is mainly combinatorial then maybe GAP is the right tool.
Personally I find that I use Pari for some tasks, GAP for others and Maple for still others because they have different strengths.
Cheers Gordon On 20/06/2006, at 6:23 AM, James McLaughlin wrote:
Just a suggestion for the next version of Pari/gp: It would good to include a partition function that lets you pre-defineany set of integers S, and then, given any input integer n, will output alist of partitions with parts from S.Joerg Arndt has pointed out that he has such an algorithm in his onlinebook at http://www.jjj.de/fxt/#fxtbook , but it would good if someone actually built it in to the next version of Pari/gp.Thanks to Bill Allombert for pointing me towards a piece of code in the faqs that I was able to adapt for what I wanted, but it would be pleasantto have an in-built function that does the same thing. Jimmy Mc Laughlin.