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Old 2010-04-07, 17:48   #1
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Default Fast factorization method or crankery?

Someone has created a project called GIFFS - Great Internet Fast Factorization Search - to "search" for a way of working out the factors of n from the factors of n-1. The homepage is here.
I haven't looked through it all, but the fact that they say
Since Aristophanes described his sieve
makes me think they probably don't know what they're doing.
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