My Math Forum  

Go Back   My Math Forum > College Math Forum > Number Theory

Number Theory Number Theory Math Forum


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
October 9th, 2008, 09:31 PM   #1
Global Moderator
 
CRGreathouse's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2006
From: UTC -5

Posts: 16,046
Thanks: 938

Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms
Useful programs

OK, so everyone here knows that I like Pari (link in my .sig!), but surely there are other good programs out there. Any suggestions or personal favorites?

I wanted to add two that no one else is likely to add, even though I don't use either. GMP is an excellent bignum library, for those inclined toward programming. UBASIC is an ancient programming language with amazing number theory capabilities built in.

So, what does everyone else use? Google calculator? Slide rule? Fingers?

Also, I'd really like to know what programs people use for
  • Finding small factors (elliptic curve method?) -- I don't have a good program![/*:m:1w8pmx4r]
  • Finding big factors (SNFS/GNFS) -- I use msieve[/*:m:1w8pmx4r]
  • Proving primality -- I use Primo[/*:m:1w8pmx4r]
CRGreathouse is offline  
 
Reply

  My Math Forum > College Math Forum > Number Theory

Tags
programs



Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
summer math internships/REU programs for sophomores? jarbet09 Academic Guidance 0 February 20th, 2012 11:15 AM
Well Known Statistical Computer Programs/Applications prashantakerkar Math Software 2 November 15th, 2011 12:04 AM
Grad schools with solid Coplex Analysis programs stubbypeeps Academic Guidance 1 May 22nd, 2011 06:54 AM
best editing programs that work with MS Excel kempmaer Math Software 5 March 20th, 2011 01:44 PM
Good math equation solver programs? ElMarsh Algebra 1 July 23rd, 2009 11:55 AM





Copyright © 2019 My Math Forum. All rights reserved.