View Single Post
Old 2003-12-11, 00:00   #2
geoff
 
geoff's Avatar
 
Mar 2003
New Zealand

13×89 Posts
Default

See http://www.loria.fr/~zimmerma/records/Pminus1.html for the largest factors found by the P-1 method.

I don't know of any theoretical upper limit. I think this is what makes P-1 factoring more interesting than trial factoring, there is always the possibility that you will find a record factor.
geoff is offline   Reply With Quote