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Old 2006-11-14, 18:37   #5
R.D. Silverman
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Originally Posted by akruppa View Post
Indeed there is, and without doubt it is a landmark work on the subject. But the style of that paper is very terse and it may not be the best text to read for a newcomer. His thesis spends a little more time on explaining the various ideas so I think it's better for a first read.

Newcomer to factoring or newcomer to math beyond the high school level?
The latter will have great difficulty with either paper.
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