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TSpreadIdeals > initialDegree

initialDegree -- return the initial degree of a given graded ideal

Synopsis

Description

The initial degree of a graded ideal I is the least degree of a homogeneous generator of I.

Example:

i1 : S=QQ[x_1..x_4]

o1 = S

o1 : PolynomialRing
i2 : initialDegree ideal {x_1*x_2,x_2*x_3*x_4}

o2 = 2
i3 : initialDegree ideal {x_1*x_3*x_4}

o3 = 3

Ways to use initialDegree :

For the programmer

The object initialDegree is a method function.