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Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-07-11, 02:41
Replies: 18
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Posted By R.D. Silverman
And there is another valid reasons for not simply...

And there is another valid reasons for not simply answering such questions:

"Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats for a
lifetime".
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-07-11, 02:32
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By R.D. Silverman
It requires time to read the question, even if no...

It requires time to read the question, even if no response is given.




Why do you presume that dealing with their posts is stressful? I call it amusement.
And silence gives an implied...
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-07-11, 01:07
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Some additional thoughts: Suppose that I had...

Some additional thoughts:

Suppose that I had asked (in response to the first post)

"What have you done so far that makes you believe what you say? Please
show your work. Also tell us why you...
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-07-11, 00:51
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By R.D. Silverman
The O.P. has a very long history of crank and...

The O.P. has a very long history of crank and nonsensical posts combined with
a proven unwillingness to spend time learning anything about the subject. He also
fails to respond to questions...
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-07-10, 22:38
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Point taken. This has become an interesting...

Point taken. This has become an interesting debate over the word "quote".

What I wrote was a follow-on. It was suggested by Happy5214 that the O.P. check whether
4 mod 7 was a cubic...
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-07-10, 15:13
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Huh? I did not quote anyone. I simply made a...

Huh? I did not quote anyone. I simply made a follow-on post. My post was addressed
to the O.P.
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-07-10, 14:02
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Exercise for the O.P. If p = 1 mod 6, how...

Exercise for the O.P.

If p = 1 mod 6, how many cubic residues does it have? how many non-residues?
What about p = -1 mod 6? Did you bother at all to even try to answer your own question?
...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-09, 00:41
Replies: 306
Views: 12,475
Posted By R.D. Silverman
One can also replace it with the modern version...

One can also replace it with the modern version that starts:

Yank my doodle, it's a dandy.
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-07, 21:51
Replies: 1,424
RIP
Views: 88,936
Posted By R.D. Silverman
And: ...

And:

https://www.reddit.com/r/math/comments/hmngx7/ron_graham_passed_away_earlier_this_evening_at/
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-06, 00:44
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By R.D. Silverman
I would rather see a coprocessor board with many...

I would rather see a coprocessor board with many (at least 32) general purpose 1024-bit
registers. The board could do 512 x 512 bit integer multiples and 1024/512 bit divides
with remainder in...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 13:38
Replies: 17
Views: 497
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Perhaps I should hire myself out....... I...

Perhaps I should hire myself out.......

I could probably make big bucks.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-07-03, 13:17
Replies: 35
Views: 1,354
Posted By R.D. Silverman
It is the responsibility of the author to make...

It is the responsibility of the author to make the paper readable. Your knowledge
of English is far superior to my knowledge of Mandarin. However, the paper is
poorly written. May I suggest that...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-07-03, 10:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,354
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Not that I have seen. All I saw was an unreadable...

Not that I have seen. All I saw was an unreadable un-formatted mess.
Forum: Factoring 2020-06-29, 23:21
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By R.D. Silverman
My reply was to "Beyond 120 digits...."

My reply was to "Beyond 120 digits...."
Forum: Factoring 2020-06-29, 22:48
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By R.D. Silverman
It does not matter!! NFS is faster!

It does not matter!! NFS is faster!
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2020-06-29, 20:50
Replies: 183
Views: 13,649
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Note also that one should (likely) apply special...

Note also that one should (likely) apply special q to the algebraic side instead of
rational side.
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2020-06-29, 15:39
Replies: 183
Views: 13,649
Posted By R.D. Silverman
One needs to change the factor base sizes moving...

One needs to change the factor base sizes moving from d = 6 to 7. Increase the
algebraic and decrease the linear.
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2020-06-28, 19:57
Replies: 183
Views: 13,649
Posted By R.D. Silverman
I'd like to hear ideas from others about what I...

I'd like to hear ideas from others about what I wrote just above. It seems that
a degree 7 polynomial would be better (than degree 6) for Greg to use moving forward
for numbers that NFS@Home is...
Forum: Factoring 2020-06-28, 19:46
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Impressive.

Impressive.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-06-28, 14:30
Replies: 35
Views: 1,354
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Unreadable . And the author totally fails in the...

Unreadable . And the author totally fails in the most basic way to define
"the congruence". One must ask: What congruence?? Does he refer to
what is known as "the congruent number problem"?
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2020-06-25, 22:21
Replies: 183
Views: 13,649
Posted By R.D. Silverman
12^319-1 has an algebraic factor. We are not...

12^319-1 has an algebraic factor. We are not factoring 12^319-1, we are factoring (12^319-1)/(12^29-1) ~12^290 ~ C313.

The resulting polynomial is reciprocal, so we can do this number...
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2020-06-25, 00:26
Replies: 183
Views: 13,649
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Record

12,293+ just set a new record for largest penultimate factor.
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2020-06-19, 19:43
Replies: 183
Views: 13,649
Posted By R.D. Silverman
If you would bother to read or if you would...

If you would bother to read or if you would bother to engage some brain cells
you would see that 10,323- is about 5 digits bigger than the smallest current SNFS
candidates.

Since Greg generally...
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2020-06-19, 13:43
Replies: 183
Views: 13,649
Posted By R.D. Silverman
It is nice to hear that Universities are still...

It is nice to hear that Universities are still going!

Greg, do you know of anyone offering a first course (on-line) in string theory?
I'd love to take one. Or a course in quantum field theory? I...
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2020-06-19, 13:33
Replies: 183
Views: 13,649
Posted By R.D. Silverman
Also, here is a list of 15 potential candidates...

Also, here is a list of 15 potential candidates in order of increasing SNFS SIZE.
I ignore quartics. [2,1115+ is a C269 quartic]


12,319- C313 (quintic)
3,668+ C319
6,409+ C319
...
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