# Sage

### sage

http://www.sagemath.org

SAGE is a framework for number theory, algebra, and geometry computation that is initially being designed for computing with elliptic curves and modular forms. The long-term goal is to make it much more generally useful for algebra, geometry, and number theory. SAGE provides a (Python) interpreter interface to several important C/C++ libraries:

- MPFR -- real number arithmetic,
- NTL -- Victor Shoup's number theory library,
- GMP -- arbitrary precision integer and floating point arithmetic package.

- These systems come with SAGE, and there is an interface to each:
- GAP -- group theory and combinatorics
- PARI -- algebraic number theory
- Singular -- polynomial computations and algebraic geometry
- Maxima -- symbolic algebra

### Documentation

http://sage.sourceforge.net/documentation.html

- IRC general channel
- irc://chat.freenode.net/#sagemath

## Download

Download
version 7.5.1
(stable)

released on 15 January 2017

### Donate

https://secure.gifts.washington.edu/as_mathematics/gift.asp?page=make&Code=MATSAG### Paid support

http://modular.math.washington.edu/sage/lists.html### VCS Checkout

`git clone git://github.com/sagemath/sage.git`

### Categories

## Licensing

License | Verified by | Verified on | Notes |
---|---|---|---|

GPLv2 | Ted Teah | 25 January 2006 |

## Leaders and contributors

Contact(s) | Role |
---|---|

William Stein | Maintainer |

## Resources and communication

Audience | Resource type | URI |
---|---|---|

Developer | Homepage | http://groups.google.com/group/sage-devel |

Bug Tracking,Support | Homepage | http://groups.google.com/group/sage-support |

Help | Forum | http://groups.google.com/group/sage-forum |

Help | Mailing List Info/Archive | http://projects.scipy.org/mailman/listinfo/sage-announce |

## Software prerequisites

Kind | Description |
---|---|

Weak prerequisite | octave |

Required to build | ranlib |

Required to build | gcc (with C++ support) |

Required to build | tar |

Required to build | flex (or lexx) |

Required to build | bison (or yacc) |

Required to build | make |

Weak prerequisite | latex |

Required to build | m4 |

Weak prerequisite | gnuplot |

Required to build | perl |

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 January 2017.

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