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Old 2012-04-03, 09:26   #1
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Default What about general purpose sieving of k*b^n+/-1?

Obviously, sieving for Mersenne numbers works great, but what about the more general equation? Is anyone working on that? Is it even worth it for a programmer to bother?
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Old 2012-04-03, 10:52   #2
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Look in the prime search projects section of the forum. Lots of them search this form.
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