Thread: NFS and smooth norm MOD N ? View Single Post
2005-08-25, 13:34   #3
bonju

Aug 2005

2×3 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by R.D. Silverman What you ask is meaningless. The norms are substantially smaller than N. If the norm is smooth, then it is smooth mod N and vice-versa.
I know they are smaller than N.

Is of any use this in some kind of modification of nfs:
1. f(x,y) > N
2. f(x,y) mod N is smooth
3. x-m*y mod N is smooth
(3 seems clear).