Re: Big PrimoProth prime number
- --- In email@example.com, "Jens Kruse Andersen"
> A PrimoProth prime is based on this, a Proth prime where k is a
> m#*2^n+1 with m# < 2^nHello Jens and Robert,
> However, m#*2^n-1 with m# < 2^n also appears to be allowed.
> See http://www.primenumbers.net/Henri/us/FactPrimus.htm
> The only PrimoProths in your post are those with 17#, 947#, 977#.
Thanks for your valuable comments. I forgot to check the criteria of
m# < 2^n, mainly because it was a search with constant n.
Robert points out that these numbers are not records at all.
Surprinsingly, the site has not been updated since 2002. Maybe due to
lack of time, or no more interest or contributors.