Mathematician:John Michael Pollard

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Mathematician

British mathematician who has invented algorithms for the factorization of large numbers and for the calculation of discrete logarithms.


Nationality

British


History

  • Born: 1941


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1974: Theorems of factorization and primality testing (Proc. Camb. Phil. Soc. Vol. 76no. 3: 521 – 528)
  • 1975: A Monte Carlo method for factorization (BIT Vol. 15no. 3: 331 – 334)