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Computation of Galois group elements of a polynomial equation

Author: E. J. Cockayne
Journal: Math. Comp. 23 (1969), 425-428
MathSciNet review: 0242402
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Abstract: This note demonstrates the use of the computer for constructing elements of the Galois group over the rationals of a polynomial equation with rational coefficients.

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  • [1] B. L. van der Waerden, Modern Algebra. Vol. 1, Springer, Berlin, 1937; English transi., Ungar, New York, 1949. MR 2, 120; MR 10, 587.
  • [2] Z. A. Melzak, ``On the problem of Steiner,'' Canad. Math. Bull., v. 4, 1961, pp. 143-148. MR 23 #A2767. MR 0125466 (23:A2767)

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