# Mathematician:John Michael Pollard

## Mathematician

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

British

• Born: 1941

## 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)