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Forum: gophne 2018-01-02, 03:08
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Posted By guptadeva
it is a big thumbs up thank you for explaining...

it is a big thumbs up
thank you for explaining your method.

p.s. the original p.s. has been altered slightly - and now it's time for me to leave this forum - going for a retreat.
Forum: gophne 2018-01-02, 02:38
Replies: 272
Views: 48,759
Posted By guptadeva
congratulations gophne, i understand - and good...

congratulations gophne, i understand - and good luck deciphereing more from "the rosetta-stone for primes" :smile:

p.s. there is also another set of rosetta stones for primes where the numbers...
Forum: gophne 2018-01-02, 01:19
Replies: 272
Views: 48,759
Posted By guptadeva
https://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/10/20/no-predic...

https://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/10/20/no-predict/

does it really matter who said it first ? it's funny anyway
i.e. fermat is also "funny" :wink:
Forum: gophne 2018-01-01, 19:46
Replies: 272
Views: 48,759
Posted By guptadeva
given enough hints, the person would't really...

given enough hints, the person would't really need to decipher all of them in order to come to the right conclusion
Forum: gophne 2018-01-01, 18:30
Replies: 272
Views: 48,759
Posted By guptadeva
you are giving so many hints, dear sherlock...

you are giving so many hints, dear sherlock :smile:
Forum: gophne 2018-01-01, 15:21
Replies: 272
Views: 48,759
Posted By guptadeva
elementary my dear watson: all of these infinite...

elementary my dear watson: all of these infinite number of tests are equivalent, yet some are more equivalent than others
Forum: gophne 2018-01-01, 14:34
Replies: 272
Views: 48,759
Posted By guptadeva
re-stating some of your quotes: well,...

re-stating some of your quotes:



well, it was just a thunder in a water-glass so to say.
so i would still be interested to know more about
the method itself that led to your discovery

you...
Forum: gophne 2018-01-01, 10:44
Replies: 272
Views: 48,759
Posted By guptadeva
eucleides is said to have replied to king...

eucleides is said to have replied to king ptolemaios' request for an easy way of learning mathematics: "THERE IS NO ROYAL WAY TO MATHEMATICS"

as an unnknown greek translator once joked, the quote...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2018-01-01, 03:56
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
i will certainly look more deeply into these...

i will certainly look more deeply into these tests - some ecpp variants look promising
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2018-01-01, 03:45
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
and even more happy after having found: ...

and even more happy after having found:
https://oeis.org/wiki/Formulas_for_primes

yet the answer to the question if all p(j) with j<i are necessary to determine p(i) is probably: "we don't know" ?
Forum: gophne 2018-01-01, 02:36
Replies: 29
Views: 11,029
Posted By guptadeva
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,,,
Forum: Soap Box 2017-12-31, 22:29
Replies: 20
Views: 1,797
Posted By guptadeva
happy new year ... and may the mod be with you...

happy new year ... and may the mod be with you :smile:
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 21:51
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
Lightbulb somehow i just stumbled upon another old paper by...

somehow i just stumbled upon another old paper by jones:
https://cms.math.ca/openaccess/cmb/v18/cmb1975v18.0433-0434.pdf
containing a simple formula for p(n) proved on the base of wilsons theorem...
Forum: gophne 2017-12-31, 17:55
Replies: 272
Views: 48,759
Posted By guptadeva
the algorithms are the same just take a look for...

the algorithms are the same just take a look for yourself:

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on the left side (in red) are the numbers from "your" algorithm and on the right side (in green) are the numbers from fermat
...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 16:28
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
yes, i remember the short original paper by jones...

yes, i remember the short original paper by jones just stating his polynomial without proof assuming that everbody can see that all quadratic terms must be 0 and that the terms represent a set of...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 15:55
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
yes ... true - the original question was just the...

yes ... true - the original question was just the beginning and i am grateful for your mentioning the primorial function.

so let me continue with

do you know a formula for p(i) not including...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 15:30
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
step 1 implies the knowledge of all prime numbers...

step 1 implies the knowledge of all prime numbers <= sqr(x)
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 14:30
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" i actually...

"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"
i actually had many discussions with richard feynman one or two years before he passed away ... what a true inspiration he was - he managed to make you grasp...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 14:13
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" - is a very...

"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" - is a very good book
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 14:05
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
maybe you can get some inspiration from the...

maybe you can get some inspiration from the following illustrations

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they are very simple and should be self-explanatory.
please also note, that the numbers are arranged according to

1...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 13:14
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
just forget the phrase "computational complexity"...

just forget the phrase "computational complexity" in context with "i'm not interested" for the moment - i am sorry to have formulated the question in a silly manner.

and yes i truelly want an...
Forum: gophne 2017-12-31, 12:08
Replies: 272
Views: 48,759
Posted By guptadeva
great ... also your "ten times ten times ten" is...

great ... also your "ten times ten times ten" is a very appropriate opportunity to emphasize the pain of hamlet :lol:

for completeness - here's the original quote:
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 10:09
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
i am here to learn :smile: what place is...

i am here to learn :smile:

what place is better to ask questions about primes as in a forum where the density of number theorists, mathematicians, computer gurus and prime number enthusiasts...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 03:15
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
:goodposting:very informative ... THANKS ...

:goodposting:very informative ... THANKS

yet, honestly i'm not interested in "fast" algorithms at the moment - so which algorithms do you have in mind when when mentioning "quite a few useless...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2017-12-31, 03:05
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By guptadeva
yes - it is indeed a disservice to the aks-paper ...

yes - it is indeed a disservice to the aks-paper

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to make such simplifying statements - yet sometimes simplification may improve understanding.
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