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AKS algorithm

  1. Sep 17, 2009 #1
    This is an old news, but isn't it impressive? 3 IIT undergrad students discovered a newer algorithm for primality-tests-of-an-integer as part of their undergrad student project. That even using some centuries old well known formula and just high school mathematics. Wondering how many such low hanging hidden treasures would be out there, to be discovered.
     
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  3. Sep 17, 2009 #2

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    Post the link to the story for us. :)

    That reminds me of Britney Gallivan's research on folding:
    http://www.pomonahistorical.org/12times.htm [Broken]
     
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