[GiNaC-list] advice on a GiNaC based project.

Jens Vollinga jensv at nikhef.nl
Fri May 23 09:59:56 CEST 2008


Bhalchandra Thatte schrieb:
> I wish to write a few programs that do something like this: 
> take a graph or a tree
> each vertex or edge of the graph has a variable associated with it.
> walk on the graph or find certain subgraphs, and compute certain multivariable polynomials in terms of the variables associated with vertices or edges.
> later possibly do numerical optimization of the polynomials using an optimization library.
> I thought GiNaC would be ideal for this type of applications because C++ will give me complete control over the data structures and the efficiency. But could someone comment if GiNaC is not the right choice?

yes, C++ with GiNaC is a good choice for that (I programed similar stuff 
already). BUT: for the optimization you will maybe miss polynomial 
factorization. Polynomial factorization is not available in GiNaC.


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