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Mathematics of Computation

Published by the American Mathematical Society since 1960 (published as Mathematical Tables and other Aids to Computation 1943-1959), Mathematics of Computation is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in computational mathematics.

ISSN 1088-6842 (online) ISSN 0025-5718 (print)

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Implementing the continued fraction factoring algorithm on parallel machines
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by Marvin C. Wunderlich PDF
Math. Comp. 44 (1985), 251-260 Request permission


An implementation is described of the continued fraction factoring algorithm on the DAP parallel processor located in Queen Mary College in London. The DAP has 4096 parallel processors each containing 16K bits of memory and the suggested implementation incorporates the early abort strategy and the large prime variation.
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  • © Copyright 1985 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 44 (1985), 251-260
  • MSC: Primary 11Y65; Secondary 11A51, 11Y11
  • DOI:
  • MathSciNet review: 771047