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Factorization of large integers on some vector and parallel computers

Eldershaw, Craig; Brent, Richard P


We compare implementations of two integer factorization algorithms, the elliptic curve method (ECM) and a variant of the Pollard “rho" method, on three machines with parallel and/or vector architectures. ECM is scalable and well suited for both vector and parallel architectures. The “rho" method is simpler than ECM but is not scalable.

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Date published: 1995
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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