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Objectives of the Network

The central objective of the SAC network is to create a platform on which the various activities of Symbolic and Algebraic Computation can be successfully integrated. The potentials of the new algorithms and theories are to be realized by implementing them on the computer for concrete applications, thus bridging the gap between mathematical knowledge, software development and applications. Different aspects of this objective are:

The goals of this network are essentially precompetitive: making symbolic and algebraic computation operational implies that an essential tool for progress is developed, which can be applied to obtain marketable products and processes.