A method of factoring

Author:
H. C. Williams

Journal:
Math. Comp. **39** (1982), 225-234

MSC:
Primary 10A25; Secondary 10-04

MathSciNet review:
658227

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Abstract: Let *N* have a prime divisor *p* such that has only small prime divisors. A method is described which will allow for the determination of *p*, given *N*. This method is analogous to the method of factoring which was described in 1974 by Pollard. The results of testing this method on a large number of composite numbers are also presented.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1982-0658227-7

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© Copyright 1982
American Mathematical Society