▼User's Guide | Sections: |

Release Notes | |

Installing the MeatAxe | This section contains some general information about the MeatAxe programs and how to use them |

Using the MeatAxe Programs: General Remarks | |

Standard Command Line Options | All MeatAxe programs expect one or more arguments, ususally the names of input and output files |

The Lattice Programs | These programs are used to investigate the structure of matrix representations over finite fields |

▼Program Index | This section contains a detailed description of each MeatAxe program |

cfcomp - Compare Irreducible Constituents | |

chop - Find Irreducible Constituents | |

decomp - Decompose a Module | |

genmod - Make Submodule | |

mkcycl - Find Cyclic Subspaces | |

mkdotl - Find Dotted-lines | |

mkgraph - Draw a Submodule Lattice | |

mkhom - Homomorphisms | |

mkinc - Find Mountains | |

mksub - Find Submodules | |

mktree - Enumerate Group Elements | |

orbrep - Find a permutation which maps A to B | |

precond - Precondensation of Tensor Products" | |

pseudochop - Chop with known peak words | |

pwkond - Peak Word Condensation | |

rad - Radical Series | |

soc - Socle Series | |

tcond - Tensor Product Condensation | |

tuc - Tensor Uncondense | |

zad - Add Matrices | |

zbl - Bottom Left | |

zcf - Change Field | |

zcl - Clean | |

zcp - Characteristic Polynomial | |

zct - Cut | |

zcv - Convert Text to Binary Format | |

zef - Echelon Form | |

zev - Eigenvalues | |

zfr - Frobenius Automorphism | |

ziv - Invert | |

zkd - Condense a Permutation | |

zmo - Make Orbits | |

zmu - Multiply | |

zmw - Make Word | |

znu - Null-Space | |

zor - Order | |

zpo - Power | |

zpr - Print Matrices and Permutations | |

zpt - Paste | |

zqt - Clean and Quotient | |

zro - Random Orders | |

zsc - Spin-Up With Script | |

zsi - Sum and Intersection | |

zsy - Symmetrized Tensor Product | |

zsp - Spin Up | |

ztc - Trace | |

zte - Tensor Product | |

ztr - Transpose | |

zts - Tensor Split | |

zuk - Uncondense Vectors | |

zvp - Vector permute | |

Bibliography | |

▼File Conversion Programs | These programs are used to convert between different file formats |

zcf - Change Field | |

zct - Cut | |

zcv - Convert Text to Binary Format | |

zpr - Print Matrices and Permutations | |

zpt - Paste | |

▼Programmer's Guide | Since it was ported from FORTRAN to C in 1989 the MeatAxe has been freely available, including source code, under the terms of the GNU general public license |

Compiling and Linking with the MeatAxe Library | To use the MeatAxe library in your programs you need two files: |