next | previous | forward | backward | up | top | index | toc | Macaulay2 website
CompleteIntersectionResolutions :: Optimism

Optimism -- Option to highSyzygy

Synopsis

Description

If highSyzygy(M) chooses the p-th syzygy, then highSyzygy(M,Optimism=>r) chooses the (p-r)-th syzygy. (Positive Optimism chooses a lower "high" syzygy, negative Optimism a higher "high" syzygy.

Caveat

Are there cases when positive Optimism is justified?

See also

Functions with optional argument named Optimism :

For the programmer

The object Optimism is a symbol.