24976Re: [PrimeNumbers] What if Mr. X would have a formula for the prime series?
- Apr 2, 2013Le 2013-04-02 21:34, viva8698 a écrit :
> Recently we had a great discussion during a meeting with colleagueThere is no such computationally efficient *formula*.
> matematicians and we opened a theme that seems to get quite an
> interesting intellectual quiz:
> What would be the consequences if Mr. X would have a formula to
> calculate from a given prime the whole ordered series of the
> subsequent primes one after the other?
However there are _algorithms_, with obvious drawbacks.
It's not what most mathematicians want, hope or dream of,
but Mathematics is not created to please us either.
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