Abstract:A systematic search for large primes has yielded the largest Fermat factors known.
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- Jeff Young
- Affiliation: 655F Lone Oak Drive, Eagan, Minnesota 55121
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- Received by editor(s): June 19, 1995
- Received by editor(s) in revised form: May 10, 1996
- © Copyright 1998 Jeff S. Young
- Journal: Math. Comp. 67 (1998), 1735-1738
- MSC (1991): Primary 11A51; Secondary 11B99
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-98-00989-2
- MathSciNet review: 1484904