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Mathematica in Action, II: Certified Primes

Stan Wagon
Organization: Macalester College
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
URL: http://www.stanwagon.com/
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1999
Volume: 8
Issue: 3-4
Page range: 108-111

An elegant recursive method for getting large integers that are certifiably prime outperforms traditional ways of generating mere "probable primes".

*Mathematics > Number Theory
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