# Questions tagged [groebner-bases]

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### Can Gröbner bases be used to compute solutions to large, real-world problems?

In particular, suppose I have an affine algebraic variety over $\mathbb{R}^n$ described by generators of a radical ideal $I$ and I want to find (perhaps not all of the) points in the variety. Several ...

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### From polynomial ideal over $\mathbb{Q}$ to polynomial ideal over $\mathbb{Z}$

Is there an algorithm to compute, given a polynomial ideal $I\subset \mathbb{Q}[x_1,\dotsc,x_n]$, the ideal $I\cap \mathbb{Z}[x_1,\dotsc,x_n]$ in $\mathbb{Z}[x_1,\dotsc,x_n]$?
The input and output ...

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### Gröbner basis for Sudoku

I'm trying to write a program that solves Sudokus using Gröbner bases. I introduced $81$ variables, $x_1$ to $x_{81}$, this is a linearisation of the Sudoku board.
The space of valid Sudokus is ...

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### Residues of $\frac{1}{\prod_{i=1}^n (x-P_i)^{e_i}}$

This is a problem occurring in my research about deformations of $\mathbb{Z}/p^n$-covers over a ring of power series. Given an algebraically closed field $k$ of characteristic $p>0$, suppose $1< ...

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### Polynomials vanishing modulo some integer $n$

It is well-known that a polynomial $q \in \mathbb Z[t]$ vanishes modulo $p$ only if it lies in the ideal $J_p$ generated by $p$ and $t^p-t$. This means that either the degree is large (at least $p$) ...

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### Fast computation of a Groebner basis - What is Possible

I need to compute a Groebner basis of 18 polynomials in 19 variables the terms of which have degree at most 3. My aim is to exploit a symmetry in a PDE problem and I am not an expert in algebra or ...

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### Ways to show a system of polynomial equations has no solution

I came across the following system of polynomial equations on $X_1,\dots,X_{m-2}$:
$$
\begin{cases}
2X_{2s}+\sum\limits_{t=1}^{2s-1}(-1)^tX_tX_{2s-t}=0,\quad s=1,\dots,\frac{m}{2}-1,\\
X_sX_{m-s}+(-1)^...

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### Monomial orderings in noncommutative setting

An ordering of monomials in the free associative algebra $k\langle x_1,\ldots,x_n\rangle$ is called a monomial ordering (EDIT: it seems that an equally common term used in this context is "term ...

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### Solving the Field Membership Problem using Grobner Bases

Is there an easy way to determine whether a set of elements in a field generates the whole field or only a subfield?
Specifically, I have a subfield of $k(x,y)$ described in terms of a canonical set ...

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### PBW theorem over a Q-algebra, without freeness or flatness

Let $k$ be a commutative ring with $1$. Let $L$ be a $k$-Lie algebra, which is not necessarily free as a $k$-module. Let $S\left(L\right)$ denote the symmetric algebra of $L$ (over $k$), constructed ...

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### Dimension of a homogeneous polynomial system

Let $m\geq4$ be an even integer, $V\subset\mathbb{C}^{m-1}$ be the solution set of the following polynomial equations:
\begin{cases}
&\sum\limits_{s=1}^{2t-1}z_sz_{2t-s}+\sum\limits_{s=2t+1}^{m-1}...

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### Can we make Buchberger's algorithm faster for a given ideal if we are allowed to vary the monomial order?

Suppose we have a finite set of generators for an ideal $I \subset R := \Bbbk[x_1,\dotsc, x_n]$, where $\Bbbk$ is a field. If we choose a monomial ordering, then Buchberger's algorithm allows us to ...

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### Free $k[x_1, \dots, x_n]^{S_n}$-module?

Let $\text{char}\,k = 0$ and $n \ge 2$. What is the easiest way to see that $k[x_1, \dots, x_n]$ is a free $k[x_1, \dots, x_n]^{S_n}$-module with basis$$x_2^{m_2}x_3^{m_3} \dots x_{n-1}^{m_{n-1}} x_n^{...

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### Groebner bases for power series rings (reference request)

Hello,
Could you help me with a reference to elementary properties of Groebner bases in rings of formal power series over a field? I am especially interested in generic initial ideals.
Thank you in ...

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### Differential ideal membership problem

We know that in the ordinary algebra ideal case, the ideal membership problem can be solved by the Grobner Base theory, then, is there a counterpart theory in the differential ideal case?
To be ...

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### Reasonable implementation of finding Gröbner bases over non-field coefficient rings

Gröbner bases are usually considered in the ring of polynomials over a field. However, there are useful definitions and algorithms for Gröbner bases over other coefficient rings; see, for instance, ...

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### Testing isomorphism of finitely generated algebras

Let $A=\mathbf{Q}[x_1,\ldots,x_n]$ be the polynomial ring in $n$ variables over the rational numbers. Let $B=\mathbf{Q}[f_1,\ldots,f_r]$ and
$C=\mathbf{Q}[g_1,\ldots,g_s]$ be two finitely generated $\...

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### Automatic proof in Euclidean Geometry using Theory of Groebner Bases

I've done the same question in math.stackexchange here "https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1938261/automatic-proof-in-euclidean-geometry-using-theory-of-groebner-bases?noredirect=1#...

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### Groebner bases for differential operators with field coefficients (reference request)

Let $K$ be a field, $\partial_i$ be commuting derivations on $K$, and consider the ring $R=K[\partial_1\ldots \partial_n]$ (it is implicitly assumed that the derivations do not commute with elements ...

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### Weyl algebra acting on a polynomial ring

Let $\mathbb K$ be a characteristic-$0$ field, $R=\mathbb K[x_1,\ldots,
x_n]$ be a polynomial ring, and $W=\mathbb K[x_1,\ldots,x_n,\partial_1,\ldots \partial_n]$ be the Weyl
algebra. As usual $W$ ...

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### Computations in Weyl algebra with rational function coefficients

I am looking for a software to perform calculations with modules over the algebra $R_n=\mathbb{C}(x_1\ldots x_n)\langle \partial_1\ldots\partial_n\rangle$ of differential operators with rational ...

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### Lower bounds on the degrees of representatives of $u^n$ as $n \to \infty$

Let $k$ be an algebraically closed field and $A$ a finitely generated $k$-algebra, together with a specified surjective morphism $\phi \colon k[x_1, \dotsc, x_n] \to A$. For $f \in A$, define $\...

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### Numerical solution for a system of multivariate polynomial equations

Hi all,
I have a system of 6th-order polynomial equations in 4 variables $q_1, q_2, q_3, q_4$ (i.e. polynomials with all the terms such as $q_1^6, q_2^6, q_2^4 q_3^2$):
$P_k(q_1, q_2, q_3, q_4) = 0$ ...

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### Systems of polynomial equations

Hi all,
I'm an engineer assigned to determine some parameters of a manipulator (ie., calibration). It has a number of parameters, but after some manipulations of its dynamic equations, I can have the ...

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### Solving over-determined system of polynomials

I am trying to solve the following over determined system of polynomials
\begin{align}
& p_1(x_1,x_2,\ldots,x_n)=0, \\
& p_2(x_1,x_2,\ldots,x_n)=0, \\
& \vdots \\
& p_m(x_1,x_2, \...

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### Algorithm to detect if an element of a (commutative) ring is in a subring?

For rings finitely-generated over a field, the theory of Groebner bases gives us quite an efficient algorithm for determining whether an element of the ring is in a given ideal of the ring.
Is there ...

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### Compute equalizer of maps of polynomial rings, perhaps using Gröbner bases

Suppose that $k$ is a field and I have two ring homomorphisms
$$
\phi, \psi :k[x_1,...,x_m] \to k[y_1,...,y_n].
$$
How can I use Gröbner bases (or other computational tools) to compute the subring of ...

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### Gröbner bases of resultants and their monomial ideals

$\newcommand{QQ}{\mathbb{Q}}$
Consider the ring $R = \QQ[x, a_1,\ldots,a_m]$ for a certain integer $m$ and the homogeneous polynomial
$$
f = x^{m+1} + \sum_{i=1}^m a_i^i x^{m+1 - i}
$$
Now let
$$
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### Does a polynomial system with precisely e solutions have a Groebner basis of degree bounded by e?

Let $k$ be a field and let $R=k[X_1,...,X_n]$ be a polynomial ring. Let $F \subset R$ be a finite subset generating a radical ideal $I$ with precisely $e$ solutions over an algebraic closure of $k$. ...

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### Bound for the height of equations defining the singular locus of a variety

Fix positive integers $m, n, d$.
In what follows, the height of an algebraic number will mean the absolute multiplicative height.
Let $V \subset \bar{\mathbb{Q}}^n$ be an affine algebraic variety ...

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### Bounding the degrees in a Bézout relation for integer polynomials

Let $A$ and $B$ be two polynomials in $\mathbf Z[X]$ which generate $\mathbf Z[X]$, that is assume that there exist polynomials $U$ and $V$ in $\mathbf Z[X]$ such that
$$
A \cdot U + B \cdot V=1.
$$
...

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### Existence of a real-valued solution to system of multivariate polynomial equations

Given a system of multivariate, polynomial equations, is there a way to determine if it has a solution in a given field (for instance the set of all reals). I don't care what the solution is, I just ...

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### Is the first part of Eisenbud's Proposition 15.15's proof o.k?

In the chapter on Gröbner bases from Eisenbud's "Commutative Algebra" the following statement appears as Proposition 15.15 (page 344):
Let $F$ be a free $S$ module with basis and monomial order ...

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### Solving system of multivariable algebraic equations over $\mathbb Q$ by reducing over $\mathbb F_p$

I try to solve the finite system of multivariable algebraic equations with coefficients from $\mathbb Q$. It would be sufficient for me to prove that there is only finite number of solutions over $\...

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### How can I include irreducibility in a Groebner basis calculation?

I'm trying to prove impossibility of certain systems of differential/polynomial equations using Groebner basis techniques.
For example, consider the equation $qn = mf$, where each of the variables ...

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### $\mathbb Z$-torsion for some quadratically presented Lie rings

$\newcommand{\Z}{\mathbb{Z}}$
I asked this question on MSE but no answer so far, so I'm also asking it here.
Let $L$ be a Lie ring (a Lie algebra over $\Z$) with generators $x_1,\dots,x_n$ and ...

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### Nonstandard monomial orders?

Are there any articles/books/examples where a non-standard monomial order is used?
What are the applications of these monomial orders? In particular, uses in groebner bases and variable elimination.
(...

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### ideals of polynomial ring with complex number coefficients

Let $\mathbb{C}[x,y]$ be the polynomial ring with variables $x,y$ and coefficient in $\mathbb{C}$.
Let $f,g\in \mathbb{C}[x,y]$.
Let $(f,g)$ be the ideal of $\mathbb{C}[x,y]$ generated by $f,g$.
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### Pseudo-decision procedures for first order arithmetic

I was reading this paper http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.117.2911&rep=rep1&type=pdf in which the author describes an algorithm, based on Groebner basis, ...

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### Memory usage of Gröbner basis computation

I've been calculating some Gröbner bases in preparation for finding non-commutative Hilbert series (and, once I recreate that, characters of group actions). Specifically, I've been using the ...

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### Geometric significance of Anick's resolution

Given an augmented graded associative $K$ -algebra $A$, we can construct a free resolution of $K$ given by $K_A$ modules which gives nice combinatorial informations about the homology classes of the ...

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### Integer programming and Groebner basis

I enjoyed reading different papers about using Groebner basis to solve integer programming.
Is there any literature about the complexity and/or comparison with other (more classical) methods like ...

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### Degenerations and spanning monomials

Let $R = \mathbb{C}[x_1,…,x_n]$, let $J\subset R$ be a graded ideal, and consider the initial monomial ideal $\operatorname{in}(J)$ with respect to some term order. Suppose that we are given a linear ...

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### What does the d-slice of a weighted polynomial algebra look like?

This question comes from the explicit construction of a smooth projective model of a hyperelliptic curve. Nevertheless it is fully elementary and, to me, more interesting than hyperelliptic curves.
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### Polynomial constraints triggered by irreducibility [closed]

I've come across an interesting connection between irreducible polynomials and polynomial constraints. For example, consider the basic quadratic:
$$af^2 + bf + c = 0$$
If we're working in a ring, ...

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### Solving a system of equations using Gröbner basis

In Sage (or any other package) when using Gröbner basis to solve a system of equations (some of which are non-linear equations) does computing the Gröbner basis for the ideal ID generated by the ...

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### cup-length of the first Chern class of complex grassmannian

Let $G_2(\mathbb{C}^{n+1})$ be the complex grassmannian.
Then the cohomology ring $H^*(G_2(\mathbb{C}^{n+1});\mathbb{C})=\mathbb{C}[c_1,c_2]/(f_n,f_{n+1})$, where $f_k=\sum_{i=0}^{[k/2]}(-1)^{k-i}{{...

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### Any implemented algorithm to compute the closure of an affine variety in a product of projective spaces?

Let $I$ be an ideal of $k[x_1, \ldots, x_m, y_1, \ldots, y_n]$, $k$ being a field. Does any of the computer algebra systems implement any algorithm to calculate the generators of the 'bi-...

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### Is there a Gröbner basis analogue that exists for vector spaces?

Suppose I have a coordinate system $t_1,\ldots t_N$ with a lexicographical ordering. Let LT denote choosing the lowest term of a polynomial with respect to this ordering. e.g. LT$(t_1 + t_2)=t_2$.
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### System of polynomial equations with a known root

I have 5 polynomial equations for 5 variables and I know that the set of roots is finite. All coefficients are integers. Ultimately I'd like to find all roots but finding the Groebner basis is ...