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A large prime gap

Author: Sol Weintraub
Journal: Math. Comp. 36 (1981), 279
MSC: Primary 10A25
MathSciNet review: 595062
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Abstract: A prime gap of 654 (653 consecutive composites) is found near $ {1.1 \times 10^{16}}$.

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  • [2] D. Shanks, "On maximal gaps between successive primes," Math. Comp., v. 18, 1964, pp. 646-651. MR 0167472 (29:4745)

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