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Manuscript Title: Applications of Maple to general relativity. | ||

Authors: R. Portugal, S.L. Sautu | ||

Program title: RIEMANN | ||

Catalogue identifier: ADGP_v1_0Distribution format: tar.gz | ||

Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 105(1997)233 | ||

Programming language: Maple. | ||

Computer: DEC ALPHA. | ||

Operating system: UNIX. | ||

RAM: 400K words | ||

Word size: 32 | ||

Keywords: Tensor, Component calculation, General relativity, Symmetry, Maple, Computer algebra. | ||

Classification: 1.5, 4.2. | ||

Nature of problem:Calculation and manipulation of tensors of General Relativity. This package can be used to obtain field equations for a given metric in coordinate or vierbein basis. New tensor equations can be defined and manipulated. | ||

Solution method:A wide variety of algorithms has been used. A great effort has been made to develop interface and efficiency. | ||

Restrictions:Computer memory. | ||

Running time:Calculation of the Riemann tensor of the Schwarzschild metric takes less than 1 second for most workstations and personal computers. |

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