Hugh C. Williams


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Proof-code(s): W, WD, WM
E-mail address:
Username Williams (entry created on 1/18/2000 18:50:53 UTC)
Database id:6 (entry last modified on 3/28/2006 17:16:17 UTC)
Active primes:on current list: 1 (unweighted total: 2), rank by number 536
Total primes: number ever on any list: 5 (unweighted total: 6)
Production score: for current list 25 (normalized: 0), total 29.5047, rank by score 1056
Largest prime: 2 · 103020 - 1 ‏(‎3021 digits) via code W on 1/1/1986 05:59:59 UTC
Most recent: U(5387) ‏(‎1126 digits) via code WM on 1/1/1991 05:59:59 UTC
Entrance Rank: mean 946.00 (minimum 565, maximum 1327)

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Hugh Williams is a professor and associate dean at the Unversity of Manitoba. His research interests include cryptosystems whose security depends upon the difficulty of a certain number theoretic problem as well as algorithms for factoring, primality testing, continued fractions, and class number determination.

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