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Paper ID: 387

Factoring Large Numbers on a Grid of Computers
te Riele,H. Lioen,W.

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Publisher: N/A
Year: 2001
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Contributing Organisation(s): ERCIM News
Field of Science: Mathematics

URL: http://www.ercim.org/publication/Ercim_News/enw45/te-riele.html

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.

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