# Mathematician:John David Brillhart

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## Mathematician

American mathematician known for his work in integer factorization, including the development of the continued fraction factorization method.

Has been a principal participant in the Cunningham project.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 13th November 1930 in Alameda County, California

## Publications

- 1971:
*The factorization of $F_7$*(*Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.***Vol. 77**: 264) (with Michael A. Morrison)

- 1975:
*A method of factoring and the factorization of $F_7$*(*Math. Comp.***Vol. 29**: 183 – 205) (with Michael A. Morrison) www.jstor.org/stable/2005475

- 1983:
*Factorization of $b^n \pm 1, b = 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12$ up to high powers*(*Contemporary Mathematics***Vol. 12**(with Samuel S. Wagstaff Jr., D.H. Lehmer, John L. Selfridge and Bryant Tuckerman)

- 1988:
*Tables of Fibonacci and Lucas Factorizations*(*Math. Comp.***Vol. 50**: 251 – 260) (with Peter L. Montgomery and Robert D. Silverman) www.jstor.org/stable/2007928