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Originally Posted by Jushi
I know more or less the mathematical background from Henri Cohen's "A course in computational algebraic number theory". But I think that his section on NFS might be a bit outdated, and it doesn't really say how to do the sieving in practice.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nfshacks/message/1
Several of the introductory papers there have worked examples of NFS factorizations
jasonp