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Topic: Fermat factorization running time
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Re: Fermat factorization running time
Posted: Dec 27, 2012 7:42 PM
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On Dec 23, 6:22 pm, kadhir thillai <> wrote:
> Hi,
> The logic that odd composite with least difference will be factored easily and large difference would factored hardly is wrong. Please follow the link to know more.

I'll take a large random prime number p. Then I'll take a large prime
number q randomly chosen randomly between 20p and 50p. Then I give you
the product p*q. How are you going to factor this?

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