# Question: Galois group with parameters

November 12 2012 by
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Maple

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I consider a polynomial $P(x)$ such that their coefficients are in $\mathbb{Q}(u_1,\cdots,u_k)$ where $u_1,\cdots,u_k$ are complex parameters. I use in Maple the command $galois(p(x),x)$ and I obtain a fixed Galois group solution.  Fortunately, when I give explicit values (randomly chosen) to the $(u_i)_i$, I obtain always the previous group as Galois group. I think that Maple considers that the $(u_i)_i$ satisfy no algebraic equations, that is the $(u_i)_i$ are generic. Is it true and is such a result secure ?