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SHEEP is a computer algebra system designed primarily for the needs of General Relativity, but it can also be used in other fields.

SHEEP can:

  • Read, write, simplify, substitute into and differentiate algebraic expressions.
  • Define tensors and tensor algorithms.
  • Manipulate tensor components.
  • Calculate the Einstein tensor from a given metric in a tetrad or in a coordinate frame.

Current Version:   2

License Type:   Copyrighted, no warranty, free for non-profit purpose

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Source Code Availability:   Yes

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  • Debian Package:   No
  • RedHat RPM Package:   No
  • Other Packages:   Yes (taz format)

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Lisp platforms

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