20091224, 20:59  #1 
Dec 2008
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Distribution of Smooth Numbers
Is anyone aware of either Hildebrand's or Tenenbaum's work on the distribution of smooth numbers?
I have heard of their precise approximations for this distribution and thus was wondering if they were either in the form of papers and/or books? If the former, then please let me know of the title of the paper(s) (and if possible you can send me the electronic version of the paper(s) via email), and if the latter then please inform me of the title(s). 
20091225, 03:18  #2 
Dec 2008
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To be more precise, what is the best lowerbound on ?
Anyone? It's awfully quite on this thread 
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20091225, 03:25  #4 
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20091225, 03:33  #6 
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Not at all a trick question. Hopefully others will be able to contribute. If I find the answer myself, I shall post here.

20091225, 05:32  #7 
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Not being an expert on the topic, this looks like a good place to start (if not just to harvest references):
"Smooth numbers: computational number theory and beyond" http://www.math.leidenuniv.nl/~psh/ANTproc/09andrew.pdf Last fiddled with by Robert Holmes on 20091225 at 05:37 
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Last fiddled with by davieddy on 20091225 at 11:28 Reason: Found an infinitely better version:) 
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