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Old 2020-09-17, 07:38   #4
Ensigm
 
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Originally Posted by firejuggler View Post
while ECM (eliptic curve method) work by size of factor. (called T level). If you complete T35, there is no chance of any factor below 35 digit on that particular M exist.
I thought T35 only exclude a large majority of factors below 35 digits so that it makes more sense to search for factors with 35-40 digits? Someone knows more about ECM can correct me.



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Originally Posted by firejuggler View Post
TF has a 1/bit level chance of finding a factor. again unrelated to size.
If a bit level has been TF'ed, then if a factor is in that level, the probability of discovering that factor would be 100%.
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