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 This is a page on GAP 3, which is still available, but no longer supported. The present version is GAP 4  (See  Status of GAP 3).

How to cite GAP 3

If you have used GAP 3 in the preparation of a paper please cite it as described below. (In case you use GAP 4 please see how to cite GAP 4.)

[S+ 97]
Martin Schönert et.al. GAP -- Groups, Algorithms, and Programming -- version 3 release 4 patchlevel 4. Lehrstuhl D für Mathematik, Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany, 1997.

If you have (predominantly) used a particular GAP 3 share package, please cite this package in addition to GAP 3 itself, as suggested here.

If you are using BibTeX, you can use the following BibTeX entry

  @string{
RWTH = "Rheinisch Westf{\accent127 a}lische
Technische Hoch\-schule"}
@string{
RWTHLDFM = "Lehrstuhl D f{\accent127 u}r Mathematik,
Rheinisch Westf{\accent127 a}lische
Technische Hoch\-schule"}
@string{
RWTH-A = "Aachen, Germany"}

@manual{Sch97,
author        = "Martin Sch{\accent127 o}nert and others",
title         = "{GAP} -- {Groups}, {Algorithms}, and
{Programming} -- version 3 release 4
patchlevel 4",
year          = "1997",
organization  = RWTHLDFM,
notes         = "PAGES: 1571",
keywords      = "groups; *; gap; manual"
}


If you are not using BibTeX, here is the bibliography entry produced by BibTeX (in bibliography style alpha'). You can use this inside the bibliography environment of LaTeX.

  \newcommand{\etalchar}[1]{$^{#1}$}

\bibitem[S{\etalchar{+}}97]{Sch97}
Martin Sch{\accent127 o}nert et~al.
\newblock {\em {GAP} --
{Groups}, {Algorithms}, and {Programming} --
version 3 release 4 patchlevel 4"}.
\newblock Lehrstuhl D f{\accent127 u}r Mathematik,
Rheinisch Westf{\accent127 a}lische
Technische Hoch\-schule, Aachen, Germany, 1997.


We also would be indebted if you inform us about your papers citing GAP by sending a short note to support@gap-system.org`.