July 1982 | NTIA Technical Report TR-82-104
An Experimental Study of Monte Carlo Factoring Techniques
William J. Hartman
Abstract: Pollard (1975) describes a "Monte Carlo" factoring algorithm based on iterating some specific quadratic polynomials. In this paper different polynomials are tested in the algorithm to see if a more efficient factoring can be obtained. The results are inconclusive.
Keywords: Monte Carlo factoring
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