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Forum: Factoring 2020-09-15, 17:10
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By LaurV
The algorithm is not "random". You can use some...

The algorithm is not "random". You can use some math tricks, and you can get lucky when you select the starting parameters, but the calculus is deterministic.

For example, if you want to factor...
Forum: Factoring 2020-09-15, 16:47
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By LaurV
You compute a result "modulo something". So,...

You compute a result "modulo something". So, there are only a limited number of possible outcomes. The result is the input of the new "iteration". After long enough time, values will start to repeat,...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-15, 10:39
Replies: 37
Views: 1,153
Posted By LaurV
The fact that god plays dice or not or she is...

The fact that god plays dice or not or she is scratching her ass (i mean donkey) is non sequitur. The test is just PRP in disguise.
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 10:34
Replies: 42
Views: 1,689
Posted By LaurV
Shameless! :razz:

Shameless! :razz:
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 10:11
Replies: 1,071
Views: 46,345
Posted By LaurV
:popcorn:

:popcorn:
Forum: Software 2020-09-12, 07:49
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By LaurV
If you sieve for n to 1 million, you have one...

If you sieve for n to 1 million, you have one million candidates, but you sieve with primes much larger. Take a range of 1 million consecutive numbers. Small primes (below 1 million) are sieved out...
Forum: chalsall 2020-09-12, 07:00
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By LaurV
w00t Brilliant! Why it didn't occur to me?...

Brilliant! Why it didn't occur to me? :missingteeth::ouch2::davieddy:

Long time ago, around 1998, I was working in China in some factory and the boss at the time used to do the daily meetings at...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-12, 06:07
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By LaurV
His "framework" is known, he is "barking at the...

His "framework" is known, he is "barking at the same tree" for few years by now. :razz:

Here, n is any integer.

What he tries to do for a while by now, is to find a previously unknown, non...
Forum: Factoring 2020-09-11, 10:06
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By LaurV
Fixed it for you. Not that would change much,...

Fixed it for you. Not that would change much, haha.

One-line pari "search by q" (as posted a lot of times in the forum) with a parfor and a random start would be faster that the posted script.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-09-11, 09:57
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By LaurV
How big the numbers? yafu or pfgw could be a...

How big the numbers?
yafu or pfgw could be a MUCH better (and faster) choice. P95 is not exactly designed for "factoring".
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-09-09, 16:17
Replies: 2,470
Views: 145,824
Posted By LaurV
No. This is a long standing bug in gpuOwl. Mihai...

No. This is a long standing bug in gpuOwl. Mihai was kinda busy with switching to the new methods (certs) or he doesn't care :razz:
This is bothering, but harmless. I mean, not totally harmless, in...
Forum: Msieve 2020-09-09, 08:21
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By LaurV
Haha! :razz:

Haha! :razz:
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-09, 07:27
Replies: 29
Views: 1,486
Posted By LaurV
Congrats on the new toy! It looks really cute! ...

Congrats on the new toy! It looks really cute!
But something is wrong with it, we don't see the seven Radeon VII cards there... (7R7, ha, I should patent this!)
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-09-09, 05:18
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By LaurV
1. Yep, we call these numbers "square free", not...

1. Yep, we call these numbers "square free", not "square-less". I modified the thread title, for future generation's searches.

2. There are many "proofs" of the fact that all mersenne numbers...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-09, 03:53
Replies: 56
Views: 2,974
Posted By LaurV
Man, if you wrote such thing in pari, then you...

Man, if you wrote such thing in pari, then you are already "familiar" with C more than you imagine. You can give it a try using either libpari or gwnum, to avoid implementing some things from scratch...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-09, 03:25
Replies: 32
Views: 1,496
Posted By LaurV
:modhat: :flex: Hiding a sourceforge link to...

:modhat: :flex:

Hiding a sourceforge link to an executable file behind an amd forum link won't do you any good either. Together with the scratchy answer above, that resulted in me editing the...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-09-09, 03:01
Replies: 293
Sticky: News
Views: 29,212
Posted By LaurV
Rest in Peace, man. Condolences to family and...

Rest in Peace, man.
Condolences to family and friends.

Mother life is a bitch sometimes.

Edit: any way we make a collect/donation/whatever, and we send something (at least a post card?) to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-09, 02:52
Replies: 26
Views: 1,251
Posted By LaurV
:orly emu: Haha, for some reason I can't stop...

:orly emu:
Haha, for some reason I can't stop laughing. Paraphrasing a famous person, "I know I am stupid, but when I look around, I get wings".
Forum: Software 2020-09-09, 02:36
Replies: 325
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 16,031
Posted By LaurV
stupid question: Can it be that the resources on...

stupid question: Can it be that the resources on those aws clusters vary in some cases by occupancy or by method of interrogation? (i.e. when you ask how space is free on disk or memory, you get...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-04, 04:47
Replies: 1,490
RIP
Views: 97,383
Posted By LaurV
Peter Fairweather...

Peter Fairweather (https://blogs.flinders.edu.au/fit/2020/09/01/tribute-to-an-outstanding-ecologist/) - ecologist.

Sad to see good people going. We knew for a while, from our daughter whose...
Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-09-04, 03:17
Replies: 431
Views: 24,402
Posted By LaurV
w00t Haha, you guys... I had a friend who was a...

Haha, you guys... I had a friend who was a priest, but his eyes were always in that direction where a beautiful woman was, and sometimes he was also praising her beauty to us, especially some "parts"...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-04, 02:22
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By LaurV
I hope the shown cost is cumulative :lol:

I hope the shown cost is cumulative :lol:
Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-09-03, 18:57
Replies: 431
Views: 24,402
Posted By LaurV
The "default" filter, when you click on "show...

The "default" filter, when you click on "show only the most recent". It seems to be fixed now, you also included the 30xx. Thanks!
Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-09-03, 17:45
Replies: 431
Views: 24,402
Posted By LaurV
Hey James, I don't know if you read the other...

Hey James, I don't know if you read the other thread, better I post it here: since you added the RTX30x0 to those tables, filters don't work (they only include 2080, etc) and the sorting by JVR and...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-09-03, 17:28
Replies: 1,656
Views: 137,765
Posted By LaurV
I am still continuing to beat you all with.......

I am still continuing to beat you all with.... composite factors (https://www.mersenne.org/report_exponent/?exp_lo=103901689&full=1), haha.
But I won't be picky about the double amount of credit...
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