This section is a first introduction to for algebraic number
theory. is a good general purpose package for doing
algebraic number theory computations. You can use it via the web page
http://modular.fas.harvard.edu/calc. is not free, but student
discounts are available.
The following examples illustrate what we've done so far in the course
using , and a little of where we are going. Feel free to ask
questions as we go.