24111Re: Two large consecutive smooth numbers
- Mar 4, 2012--- In email@example.com,
"WarrenS" <warren.wds@...> wrote:
> Jim White & I have been trying to construct these thingsI have not been following this in detail, but I gained the impression
> because they are grist for my new factoring algorithm SMODA.
that Warren's original advert was far too optimistic and that now
his heuristic for oracular factorization has escalated from
exp(log(N)^(1/3+o(1))) to the far less encouraging
exp(log(N)^(2/3+o(1))) as the time to construct a database.
Is this a fair summary of the setback?
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