Max Alekseyev on Sat, 07 Aug 2010 23:54:00 +0200

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Re: nfinit() is eager for memory

On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 12:59 PM, Bill Allombert
<> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 07, 2010 at 10:19:32AM -0400, Max Alekseyev wrote:
>> nfinit(polcyclo(49321,y)) wants more than 12GB stack.
> Does it actually complete ?

Not really.
12GB was the maximum stack size I've tried.

>> Is that expected? Does nfinit() indeed needs that much memory?
> Independently of the algorithm used, nfinit output (amon other things) the
> multiplication table which is a NxNxN tensor where N is the degree of the polynomial.
> Here N = 45360, so it has 93*10^12 entries. This will not fit in memory.

Is there a way to overcome this?
My goal is to compute
that is, to express roots of x^3+x^2-16440*x+80375 in terms of
trigonometric functions (by later substituting y=exp(2*Pi*I/49321)).