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Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-16, 02:42
Replies: 367
Views: 16,045
Posted By VBCurtis
Excellent! Be my guest. Also, I'd like to...

Excellent! Be my guest.

Also, I'd like to reserve 13^60 up to 13^78. I'll start them next week.
Forum: chalsall 2020-07-15, 20:43
Replies: 14
Views: 183
Posted By VBCurtis
Take your 21" 1920 screen and double all...

Take your 21" 1920 screen and double all measurements: 42" 3840 screen. I don't think a 49" would be better than a 43" for monitor use- I'd rather add sharpness than size if I were trying to use a...
Forum: NFS@Home 2020-07-14, 08:08
Replies: 330
Views: 19,516
Posted By VBCurtis
You misunderstood- I said a lower TD would take...

You misunderstood- I said a lower TD would take less than an hour MORE than TD 120. I made no promises about how long the whole job would take!! (How could I, since I don't know your hardware?)
...
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-14, 08:01
Replies: 367
Views: 16,045
Posted By VBCurtis
Well, I've been working in spurts on n=13 for a...

Well, I've been working in spurts on n=13 for a couple of years. I have reserved only up to 13^60, but I do plan to cover all of it and I've just 2 sequences left to begin in my reservation to...
Forum: NFS@Home 2020-07-13, 22:05
Replies: 330
Views: 19,516
Posted By VBCurtis
Small jobs don't benefit much from high target...

Small jobs don't benefit much from high target densities. Try TD =108 and TD = 120 once you have the new up-to-45M relations, and see for yourself. Even TD = 100 is unlikely to take more than an...
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-13, 22:01
Replies: 457
Views: 26,207
Posted By VBCurtis
I'll do some poly select this week; this is a...

I'll do some poly select this week; this is a small enough job that I can do the CADO select solo.
I'll wait till Tuesday evening or Wed to get started, in case Ryan reserves the job.
If someone...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-07-11, 17:32
Replies: 819
Views: 63,152
Posted By VBCurtis
Well, a strong majority of them are located on my...

Well, a strong majority of them are located on my campus desktop, and the campus is closed likely the rest of the year. Do you prefer I send you what I have now, and the rest when I finally am...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-07-10, 15:55
Replies: 819
Views: 63,152
Posted By VBCurtis
R112 Complete to 400k. No primes, base released.

R112 Complete to 400k. No primes, base released.
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-09, 01:19
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By VBCurtis
Prove it.

Prove it.
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-08, 16:06
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By VBCurtis
I think you should try "your way" on a (well,...

I think you should try "your way" on a (well, many) small number that isn't a perfect number before you go extrapolating it to 100k-digit numbers.
Your way provides an answer. It's not the right...
Forum: Computer Games 2020-07-04, 17:48
Replies: 39
Views: 5,473
Posted By VBCurtis
Jumpman from C64 days. Spaceward Ho! From...

Jumpman from C64 days.

Spaceward Ho! From Mac-in-a-box days.
Forum: Factoring 2020-07-04, 17:45
Replies: 771
Views: 49,315
Posted By VBCurtis
Yay CADO! Yay Ryan!!

Yay CADO! Yay Ryan!!
Forum: Msieve 2020-07-03, 00:25
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By VBCurtis
There are a couple of things you can do to modify...

There are a couple of things you can do to modify factmsieve to reduce the time wasted.
The most obvious is to edit the relations-wanted count to more accurately represent the number needed- such...
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-01, 23:45
Replies: 563
Views: 31,431
Posted By VBCurtis
This has always bugged me about aliqueit. I'd be...

This has always bugged me about aliqueit. I'd be quite grateful if you fixed it!
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-30, 21:28
Replies: 158
Views: 8,690
Posted By VBCurtis
Some of us are granted more responsbility than...

Some of us are granted more responsbility than we're ready for; my parents allowed me to invest the savings they had set aside for my college. If I blew it, I'd have to find my own way through...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-30, 16:20
Replies: 158
Views: 8,690
Posted By VBCurtis
I had a couple friends in college who learned /...

I had a couple friends in college who learned / got approval to short stocks, solely to short the companies I picked for my own portfolio. #Iknowthefeeling
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2020-06-30, 16:15
Replies: 362
Views: 33,246
Posted By VBCurtis
I suggest you make a short project out of n=1 to...

I suggest you make a short project out of n=1 to n=400k to find small primes, and then decide how large an 'n' you want to set up a sieve for.

For the small primes, srsieve or newpgen to create...
Forum: Prime Wiki 2020-06-27, 02:53
Replies: 8
Views: 2,394
Posted By VBCurtis
That might take me a little searching to find...

That might take me a little searching to find results from that reservation....
I'll find it, or re-run the range. Shouldn't take more than a week or two.
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-26, 15:20
Replies: 175
Views: 13,973
Posted By VBCurtis
I'm not sure what your experience level is with...

I'm not sure what your experience level is with NFS matrices, but an msieve matrix roughly 26M in size fits on a 16GB machine, and something in the 45-to-50M range fits on 32GB. I haven't run a...
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-26, 06:04
Replies: 175
Views: 13,973
Posted By VBCurtis
Behind the curve to do what? You can solve a...

Behind the curve to do what?
You can solve a rather large NFS matrix with 64GB; a problem that doesn't fit would also need multiple months to solve on any sub-$5000 CPU setup.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-24, 05:03
Replies: 306
Views: 12,631
Posted By VBCurtis
You mean the police, right? I hope you mean the...

You mean the police, right? I hope you mean the police.
Forum: Factoring 2020-06-23, 20:43
Replies: 771
Views: 49,315
Posted By VBCurtis
Ryan- What settings & parameters did you use?...

Ryan-
What settings & parameters did you use? How many relations did you collect (for the first matrix, or also the final number)?
Forum: Prime Wiki 2020-06-16, 15:56
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By VBCurtis
I am flattered for the shoutout, but EdH and I...

I am flattered for the shoutout, but EdH and I are merely button-pushers, not mathematicians. Thank you, all the same.
I am very interested in collecting data about anorm and rnorm values- the...
Forum: YAFU 2020-06-16, 15:45
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By VBCurtis
That is an excellent and superior viewpoint. As...

That is an excellent and superior viewpoint. As a non-programmer, I tend to think in terms of "can this be improved for little effort?", and running CADO as a black-box that receives input and...
Forum: YAFU 2020-06-16, 02:18
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By VBCurtis
I think on small inputs the difference in LA time...

I think on small inputs the difference in LA time isn't enough to be worth much programming effort, since it's more complicated to use a hybrid versus cado-as-black-box-factorer. I don't bother to...
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