[Resource Topic] 2017/1087: General purpose integer factoring

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General purpose integer factoring

Authors: Arjen K. Lenstra


This chapter describes the developments since 1970 in general purpose integer factoring and highlights the contributions of Peter L. Montgomery. This article appeared as Chapter 5 of the book “Topics in Computational Number Theory inspired by Peter L. Montgomery”, edited by Joppe W. Bos and Arjen K. Lenstra and published by Cambridge University Press. See www.cambridge.org/9781107109353.

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