This package containing diverse functions for workin with simple Lie algebras in GAP (base fields are of characteristic 0).
To install the package SLA move the file
(or any other archive containing it) into the
Usually this will be the
pkg subdirectory in your GAP4 installation.
However, it is also possible to have a
pkg subdirectory in a
different place, see the section
Installing GAP Packages of the
GAP4 reference manual for more information.
Then simply unpack
sla-XX.tar.gz and your installation is
In GAP issue
gap> LoadPackage( "sla" );
NOTE: this package depends on the QuaGroup package, which also has to be installed.
The manual of SLA is contained in the
doc directory. There are the
following files (among others):