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RandomCurvesOverVerySmallFiniteFields :: isSmoothCurve

isSmoothCurve -- Tests smoothness of a curve

Synopsis

Description

Checks whether a curve is smooth or not

i1 : S = QQ[x,y,z];
i2 : IC = ideal(x*y);

o2 : Ideal of S
i3 : isSmoothCurve(IC)

o3 = false
i4 : IC2 = ideal (x^2+y^2+z^2);

o4 : Ideal of S
i5 : isSmoothCurve(IC2)

o5 = true

Ways to use isSmoothCurve :

For the programmer

The object isSmoothCurve is a method function.