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Some more definitions

  1. The multidegree of is

    where the max is taken with respect to the monomial ordering chosen.

  2. The leading coefficient of f is LC, which is in the base field K of coefficients.
  3. The leading monomial of f is LM.
  4. The leading term of f is LT.

Robert Corless
Tue Mar 12 21:09:19 EST 1996