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Old 2009-05-08, 11:18   #4
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Originally Posted by vaughan View Post
Huh - what the ... is that?
the Nash weight is like an indicator how much prime n's for a special k there could be found.

it's the number of remaining n-values of a sieve for this k for n=100001-110000 and prime factors (sieve depth) upto p=512.

so the higher the Nash weight the more candidates left and the more prime n you could expect.

i always display this value on my RieselPrimeDatabase:

- a low weight is smaller then 1000
- a heigh weight is about 4000 and more
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