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Re: finding the weighted degree of a polynomial


On 1 Aug 2007, at 11:13, Arnaud Dagnelies wrote:

>
> Let p(x,y) be a polynomial in x,y expressed in its expanded form, i.e.
> as a sum of terms as follows:
>
>  p(x,y) = sum   c_ij x^i y^j
>
> I want to find the (a,b)-weighted degree of this polynomial defined as
>
> wdeg(p, {a,b}) = max (ai + bj)   with c_ij != 0
>
> (where a and b are given fixed values)
>
> help is welcome,
> thanks
>
>
  Hm... to pagiarize Yogi Berra "this is like deja vu all over  
again"!  How about looking at

http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/2006/Nov/msg00421.html

and the posts in that thread.

Andrzej Kozlowski


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