Divisors of Mersenne numbers

Author:
Samuel S. Wagstaff

Journal:
Math. Comp. **40** (1983), 385-397

MSC:
Primary 10H15; Secondary 10-04, 10A25

MathSciNet review:
679454

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Abstract: We add to the heuristic and empirical evidence for a conjecture of Gillies about the distribution of the prime divisors of Mersenne numbers. We list some large prime divisors of Mersenne numbers in the range .

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1983-0679454-X

Keywords:
Mersenne number

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© Copyright 1983
American Mathematical Society