RECOGNIZING BADLY PRESENTED Z-MODULES
UNSPECIFIED (1993) RECOGNIZING BADLY PRESENTED Z-MODULES. In: WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL LINEAR ALGEBRA IN ALGEBRAIC AND RELATED PROBLEMS, ESSEN UNIV, INST EXPTL MATH, ESSEN, GERMANY, JUL 27-31, 1992. Published in: LINEAR ALGEBRA AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 192 pp. 137-163.Full text not available from this repository.
Finitely generated Z-modules have canonical decompositions. When such modules are given in a finitely presented form, there is a classical algorithm for computing a canonical decomposition. This is the algorithm for computing the Smith normal form of an integer matrix. We discuss algorithms for Smith-normal-form computation, and present practical algorithms which give excellent performance for modules arising from badly presented abelian groups. We investigate such issues as congruential techniques, sparsity considerations, pivoting strategies for Gauss-Jordan elimination, lattice basis reduction, and computational complexity. Our results, which are primarily empirical, show dramatically improved performance on previous methods.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||LINEAR ALGEBRA AND ITS APPLICATIONS|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC|
|Official Date:||October 1993|
|Number of Pages:||27|
|Page Range:||pp. 137-163|
|Title of Event:||WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL LINEAR ALGEBRA IN ALGEBRAIC AND RELATED PROBLEMS|
|Location of Event:||ESSEN UNIV, INST EXPTL MATH, ESSEN, GERMANY|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUL 27-31, 1992|
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