[GAP Forum] Galois group
allomber at math.u-bordeaux.fr
Mon Dec 6 11:38:02 GMT 2004
On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 11:20:10AM +0100, Guillermo MORENO-SOCIAS wrote:
> This is my first posting, please tell me if anything is wrong.
> I am not (yet) familiar with Gap4. I have the following question
> from a friend: How to compute the Galois group of X^8-2? It seems to
> be an order 16 group, but which one? It is not D_8.
I don't know if you can compute it with GAP4, but with PARI/GP
polgalois() function you get that the Galois group is
TransitiveGroup(16,8) a.k.a (2x4).2
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