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Old 2019-12-02, 23:53   #8
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Originally Posted by R.D. Silverman View Post
What were B1/B2? I presume 100 curves tried at one B1/B2 then 35 more at a higher
B1/B2?
100 curves tried on the rational side (rational = side 0, as you presumed).
35 curves tried on the algebraic side; I believe the logic is that many of the cofactors won't split into 3 factors, so one doesn't try as hard to split the 3LP side.

I believe the ECM bounds increase each trial, but the details are not documented anywhere I've seen; perhaps one would need to review the code (or ask the mailing list?) to discover these details.

mfb has the same meaning as it does for GGNFS jobs.
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