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 2015-11-25, 13:40 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Nice work, David! I'm glad to hear it. Nice work, David! I'm glad to hear it.
 Forum: Factoring 2015-09-10, 19:30 Replies: 149 Views: 16,626 Posted By D. B. Staple Yes, I was aware of that possibility when I was... Yes, I was aware of that possibility when I was running the calculations, but decided to just use GNFS, as I was mostly interested in learning about GNFS, how to use CADO effectively, etc. However,...
 Forum: Factoring 2015-09-10, 14:12 Replies: 149 Views: 16,626 Posted By D. B. Staple These factorizations may be of interest to you: ... These factorizations may be of interest to you: 8269^64 + 1 = 2 * 918268289 * 1044636673 * 27246569091713 * 330833653243776747964260771073 * 561890619505467417673578437249 *...
 2015-09-08, 12:27 Replies: 34 Views: 15,920 Posted By D. B. Staple Nice work, Kim! Nice work, Kim!
 2015-03-10, 19:10 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Thanks! Good catch. Yes, you are both right, I... Thanks! Good catch. Yes, you are both right, I am colloquial to the point of incorrect in those two places.
 2015-03-09, 13:29 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Thanks -- I'll fix each of these points in the... Thanks -- I'll fix each of these points in the next version. (Yes, a node is a shared-memory computer. Multiple nodes together make a cluster. I typically use 16-core nodes with 64 or 128 GB of...
 2015-03-09, 02:17 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple It's true! Thank you for noticing. I actually... It's true! Thank you for noticing. I actually just got the notice myself, so you are exceptionally fast. If anyone finds any typos, omissions, or errors, please let me know. Again, I am really...
 2014-12-29, 06:00 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Yes, I will definitely post back here when I have... Yes, I will definitely post back here when I have more to share.
 2014-12-29, 02:23 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple The double-check for π(286) completed; the result... The double-check for π(286) completed; the result was consistent with the value I posted on Dec. 17. Regarding timing and resource usage, I am going to release that information when I write up...
 2014-12-18, 01:14 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple I have calculated one more power of two: π(286)... I have calculated one more power of two: π(286) = 1320486952377516565496055 The double checks for π(283) and π(285) have now finished and agree with my previously reported values. The...
 Forum: Msieve 2014-12-12, 01:52 Replies: 24 Views: 7,059 Posted By D. B. Staple This is probably not necessary. I selected that... This is probably not necessary. I selected that because I was following as closely as possible to the instructions on your website, when I was trying to isolate the issue. No, thanks. I...
 2014-12-11, 13:36 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Honestly, I remember learning that it is... Honestly, I remember learning that it is relatively easy to check the parity of π(x), however, I somehow didn't think of this recently. I first worked on π(x) calculations in 2007, then gave up on...
 Forum: Msieve 2014-12-11, 02:49 Replies: 24 Views: 7,059 Posted By D. B. Staple For reference, here are build instructions. ... For reference, here are build instructions. Starting from a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit, the following will get you up and running with GGNFS (GitHub commit 3490572ca8, Apr....
 Forum: Msieve 2014-12-11, 01:12 Replies: 24 Views: 7,059 Posted By D. B. Staple OK, the issue was with GGNFS. The version that... OK, the issue was with GGNFS. The version that you pointed to on GitHub (https://github.com/radii/ggnfs) contains bug fixes and updates that are not in the trunk release on SourceForge...
 Forum: Msieve 2014-12-10, 22:41 Replies: 24 Views: 7,059 Posted By D. B. Staple Thank you very much. I am trying to reproduce... Thank you very much. I am trying to reproduce your work now. I'll also try to isolate the issue with my original instructions. Two questions: Firstly, what version of Python are you using? Secondly,...
 2014-12-10, 14:59 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Also, ldesnogu, you were right on the money: I... Also, ldesnogu, you were right on the money: I was happy to have π(281) on hand and the others in the works, in case releasing π(1026) started some kind of arms race with one or multiple of Franke,...
 2014-12-10, 14:33 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Several people have commented on the small... Several people have commented on the small stature of 281 as compared to 1026. The reason I hadn't calculated larger powers of two was priority. If I wanted to simultaneously release π(1026),...
 Forum: Msieve 2014-12-09, 16:32 Replies: 24 Views: 7,059 Posted By D. B. Staple That doesn't look useless at all. In fact, it... That doesn't look useless at all. In fact, it looks very similar to what I've been doing. Can I ask which versions of GGNFS, Msieve, and factmseive.py you tested this with?
 Forum: Msieve 2014-12-08, 22:15 Replies: 24 Views: 7,059 Posted By D. B. Staple As far as I can tell, yes. Without that package,... As far as I can tell, yes. Without that package, Msieve will not compile, and GCC will complain that gmp.h is missing. Once that package is installed, Msieve compiles. I can also say that...
 Forum: Msieve 2014-12-08, 19:33 Replies: 24 Views: 7,059 Posted By D. B. Staple Build Instructions for Ubuntu 14.04 I'm trying to write a script that will take an empty directory on Ubuntu 14.04 and perform all the steps needed to get GGNFS + Msieve + factmsieve.py playing nicely together. Here is what I have: ...
 2014-12-06, 00:07 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple I am happy to announce an additional power of... I am happy to announce an additional power of two: pi(2^82) = 86631124695994360074872
 2014-12-04, 02:13 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Yes, I calculated pi(2^m) for all m<=81, and... Yes, I calculated pi(2^m) for all m<=81, and pi(10^n) for all n<=26. For pi(2^78), pi(2^79) and pi(2^80), I found the same values as were previously calculated by J. Franke, T. Kleinjung, J. Büthe...
 2014-12-03, 14:18 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Thank you! I will eventually release technical... Thank you! I will eventually release technical details, including a scaling analysis. For the moment, though, I am going to sit on that information, lest my competitors *ahem*...
 2014-12-02, 20:12 Replies: 50 Views: 14,586 Posted By D. B. Staple Prime counting function records I am pleased to announce the following computations of the prime counting function: pi(10^26) = 1699246750872437141327603 pi(2^81) = 43860397052947409356492 These values were computed using an...
 Forum: Factoring 2011-06-22, 18:32 Replies: 24 Views: 3,038 Posted By D. B. Staple I guess the fact of the matter is that the... I guess the fact of the matter is that the software is using a combination of interpolation and guessing. So it would be better to improve that combination. I've factored 36 numbers in the 110-130...
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