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Factoring Large Numbers on a Grid of Computers
te Riele,H. Lioen,W.
Contributing Organisation(s): ERCIM News
Field of Science: Mathematics
Abstract: One of the first ever grid computing projects was to find out how large are the integers we can factor with present algorithms. This is a classical mathematical problem and the solution requires immense computing power, the article describes how and when the grid is used for this.
|Last Updated: 22 Jun 12 11:02|