Mathematician:John David Brillhart
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.
- Born: 13th November 1930 in Alameda County, California
- 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)