Scott Kurowski


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.)

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Proof-code(s): G3, G4, G5
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Username Kurowski (entry created on 1/18/2000 18:50:53 UTC)
Database id:43 (entry last modified on 4/23/2010 20:45:01 UTC)
Active primes:on current list: 3, rank by number 1
Total primes: number ever on any list: 3
Production score: for current list 51 (normalized: 413), rank by score 1
Largest prime: 213466917 - 1 ‏(‎4053946 digits) via code G5 on 12/7/2001 13:06:46 UTC
Most recent: 213466917 - 1 ‏(‎4053946 digits) via code G5 on 12/7/2001 13:06:46 UTC
Entrance Rank: mean 1.00 (minimum 1, maximum 1)

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Editor's Note: Scott deserves credit as part of all GIMPS finds from G3 on.  George Woltman requested that after the specific primes listed above, GIMPS would stand collectively for Woltman, Kurowski and the others involved in their search. 

Scott Kurowski is a software development manager and entrepreneur, living in San Diego, California.  He founded Entropia, Inc. which provides the PrimeNet server to distributes exponents and collect Mersenne tests results from the hundreds of thousands of computers involved in GIMPS.  PrimeNet allows these computers in virtually every time zone in the world to effectively operate as single, massively-parallel supercomputer.

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