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generator -- provide a single generator

Synopsis

Description

If the number of apparent generators is greater than 1, then trim will be called.

i1 : I = ideal (4,6)

o1 = ideal (4, 6)

o1 : Ideal of ZZ
i2 : generator I

o2 = 2
i3 : M = image matrix {{4,6},{0,0}}

o3 = image | 4 6 |
           | 0 0 |

                               2
o3 : ZZ-module, submodule of ZZ
i4 : generator M

o4 = | 2 |
     | 0 |

o4 : image | 2 |
           | 0 |

See also

Ways to use generator :