Paul Jobling's NewPGen


A titan, as defined by Samuel Yates, is anyone who has found a titanic prime. This page provides data on those that have found these primes. The data below only reflects on the primes currently on the list. (Many of the terms that are used here are explained on another page.)

F1, g53, g116, g202, g205 ... ... L5827, L5843, A24, A25, L6029
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Username NewPGen (entry created on 1/18/2000 18:50:53 UTC)
Database id:105 (entry last modified on 5/6/2024 17:00:29 UTC)
Program Does *: sieve
Active primes:on current list: 266, rank by number 10
Total primes: number ever on any list: 21110
Production score: for current list 51 (normalized: 616), total 51.6801, rank by score 22
Largest prime: 8943501 · 26972593 - 1 ‏(‎2098967 digits) via code L466 on 1/9/2022 03:44:34 UTC
Most recent: 6027909 · 21981910 + 1 ‏(‎596622 digits) via code A24 on 5/23/2024 16:21:25 UTC
Entrance Rank: mean 35607.18 (minimum 5, maximum 114971)

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NewPGen is a program that is used to rapidly presieve a set of candidate numbers, removing those that are definitely composite. It does this by removing those numbers divisible by 3, 5, etc, but since it works with a large set of numbers (and uses some clever algorithms and fast implementations), it is a lot better than performing trial division on each number in the set. Those numbers which get through this sieve can then be tested with a primality proving program to find the primes.
Versions are available for Windows and Linux.

It can be found here.

Surname: NewPGen (used for alphabetizing and in codes).
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