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Factorization of large integers

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A new method is proposed for factorization of large integers, which is conceptually close to the Fermat method, but more efficient than the latter.

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Translated from Zapiski Nauchnykh Seminarov Leningradskogo Otdeleniya Matematicheskogo Instituta im. V. A. Steklova AN SSSR, Vol. 151, pp. 115–124, 1986.

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Plyako, D.A. Factorization of large integers. J Math Sci 43, 2693–2698 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01727654

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  • Fermat
  • Large Integer
  • Fermat Method