## A new framework for computing Gröbner bases

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## Abstract:

This paper presents a new framework for computing Gröbner bases for ideals and syzygy modules. It is proposed to work in a module that accommodates any given ideal and the corresponding syzygy module (for the given generators of the ideal). A strong Gröbner basis for this module contains Gröbner bases for both the ideal and the syzygy module. The main result is a simple characterization of strong Gröbner bases. This characterization can detect useless S-polynomials without reductions, thus yields an efficient algorithm. It also explains all the rewritten rules used in F5 and the recent papers in the literature. Rigorous proofs are given for the correctness and finite termination of the algorithm. For any term order for an ideal, one may vary signature orders (i.e. the term orders for the syzygy module). It is shown by computer experiments on benchmark examples that signature orders based on weighted terms are much better than other signature orders. This is useful for practical computation. Also, since computing Göbner bases for syzygies is a main computational task for free resolutions in commutative algebra, the algorithm of this paper should be useful for computing free resolutions in practice.## References

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## Additional Information

**Shuhong Gao**- Affiliation: Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0975
- MR Author ID: 291308
- Email: sgao@clemson.edu
**Frank Volny IV**- Affiliation: Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0975
- MR Author ID: 978150
- Email: fvolny4@gmail.com
**Mingsheng Wang**- Affiliation: Information Security Lab, Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, People’s Republic of China
- Email: mingsheng_wang@aliyun.com
- Received by editor(s): July 25, 2013
- Received by editor(s) in revised form: May 9, 2014
- Published electronically: May 20, 2015
- Additional Notes: The work presented in this paper was partially supported by the 973 Project (No. 2013CB834203), the National Science Foundation of China under Grant 11171323, and the National Science Foundation of USA under grants DMS-1005369 and CCF-0830481
- © Copyright 2015 American Mathematical Society
- Journal: Math. Comp.
**85**(2016), 449-465 - MSC (2010): Primary 13P10, 68W10
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/mcom/2969
- MathSciNet review: 3404457