## Re: New Prime

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• ... than what is this ten time faster, pray? David
Message 1 of 4 , Feb 1, 2002
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paulmillscv wrote:
> 12345*2^29100 + 1 is prime ! (a = 7)
than what is this ten time faster, pray?
David
• ... I looked to see how much CPUtime such small primes take 84673*2^29100+1 100945*2^29100+1 113611*2^29100+1 were found in 6 hours at 1GHz. So Paul, all you
Message 2 of 4 , Feb 3, 2002
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Paul Mills announced:
> The Brown-Mills heuristic algorithm is 10X
> faster than any current prime searching algorithm.
> 12345*2^29100 + 1 is prime ! (a = 7)

I looked to see how much CPUtime such small primes take

84673*2^29100+1
100945*2^29100+1
113611*2^29100+1

were found in 6 hours at 1GHz.

So Paul, all you have to do
is generate a hundred 30kbit primes
each CPU day, and we shall be convinced.

David
• ... Adduced, eh? Nice word, but I think I ll stick with presented cited , or proffered . However, the gap upon which noone has yet pounced is the current
Message 3 of 4 , Feb 3, 2002
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On Sun, 03 February 2002, "djbroadhurst" wrote:
> Paul Mills announced:
> > The Brown-Mills heuristic algorithm is 10X
> > faster than any current prime searching algorithm.
> > 12345*2^29100 + 1 is prime ! (a = 7)

Adduced, eh? Nice word, but I think I'll stick with 'presented' 'cited', or 'proffered'.

However, the gap upon which noone has yet pounced is the 'current prime searching algorithms'. What algorithms? I've seen more convincing soap powder "better than all others" spiel(s).

> I looked to see how much CPUtime such small primes take
>
> 84673*2^29100+1
> 100945*2^29100+1
> 113611*2^29100+1
>
> were found in 6 hours at 1GHz.
>
> So Paul, all you have to do
> is generate a hundred 30kbit primes
> each CPU day, and we shall be convinced.

Maybe you didn't use a 'current' prime searching algorithm??

Phil

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