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Large Sophie Germain primes


Author: Harvey Dubner
Journal: Math. Comp. 65 (1996), 393-396
MSC (1991): Primary 11A41
MathSciNet review: 1320893
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Abstract: If $P$ is a prime and $2P+1$ is also prime, then $P$ is a Sophie Germain prime. In this article several new Sophie Germain primes are reported, which are the largest known at this time. The search method and the expected search times are discussed.


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Harvey Dubner
Affiliation: 449 Beverly Road, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
Email: 70372.1170@compuserve.com

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-96-00670-9
PII: S 0025-5718(96)00670-9
Received by editor(s): March 7, 1994
Received by editor(s) in revised form: April 26, 1994
Article copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society