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A package for communicating with FORM

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This package provides a mechanism to embed FORM [1] [2] [3] programs in Python code. The basic idea of the implementation is the same as FormLink [4]: it utilizes unnamed pipes between FORM and an external program [5], Python in this case. It is expected to work on Unix-like systems.


$ pip install python-form

or directly from GitHub for the latest development version:

$ pip install git+

See also the documentation for pip install.


import form

with as f:
        AutoDeclare Vector p;
        Local F = g_(0,p1,...,p6);


python-form is distributed under the MIT licence. See the LICENCE file.

Note that FORM itself adopts the GPL version 3. A program/package using FORM via python-form could be considered as an aggregate (at your own risk) or a combined work affected by the GPL.


[1]J.A.M. Vermaseren, New features of FORM, arXiv:math-ph/0010025.
[2]J. Kuipers, T. Ueda, J.A.M. Vermaseren and J. Vollinga, FORM version 4.0, Comput.Phys.Commun. 184 (2013) 1453-1467, arXiv:1203.6543 [cs.SC].
[4]Feng Feng and Rolf Mertig, FormLink/FeynCalcFormLink : Embedding FORM in Mathematica and FeynCalc, arXiv:1212.3522 [hep-ph].
[5]M. Tentyukov and J.A.M. Vermaseren, Extension of the functionality of the symbolic program FORM by external software, Comput.Phys.Commun. 176 (2007) 385-405, arXiv:cs/0604052.

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