Basics of Computational Number Theory
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Robert Campbell  
An introduction to computational number theory, beginning with a quick overview of arithmetic in the modular integers. Throughout, the paper emphasizes computation and practical results rather than delving into the why. Simple programs, generally in JavaScript, are available for all of the algorithms mentioned. At the end, the paper introduces the Gaussian Integers and Galois Fields and compares them to the modular integers. Companion papers examine number theory from a more advanced perspective. Includes a number theory glossary.  


Levels:  College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Dictionaries, Glossaries, Thesauri, Web Interactive/Java 
Math Topics:  Number Theory 
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