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# Category:Shortcut

This category contains all pages with shortcuts.

There are 19 entries.

Shortcut | Explanation |
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APR | Adleman–Pomerance–Rumely primality test: a prime testing algorithm. |

APR-CL | Adleman–Pomerance–Rumely Cohen-Lenstra Extended version: an improved APR prime testing algorithm. |

AVX | Advanced Vector Extensions: extensions to the x86 instructions of some newly CPUs. |

BOINC | Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing: platform running distributed computing projects. |

CRUS | Conjectures 'R Us: a Distributed computing project in search for lowest Sierpiński/Riesel values. |

CPU | Central Processing Unit: the main chip of a Computer. |

CUDA | Compute Unified Device Architecture: a parallel computing architecture developed by NVIDIA. |

ECM | Elliptic curve method: a factorization method. |

FFT | Fast Fourier transform: an efficient algorithm to compute the discrete Fourier transform. |

GNFS | General number field sieve: most efficient classical factoring method for 100+ digit numbers. |

GPU | Graphics processing unit: specialized microprocessor for graphics rendering. |

GIMPS | Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search: A distributed computing project for the search of Mersenne primes. |

IBDWT | Irrational base discrete weighted transform: a variant of the Fast Fourier transform using an irrational base. |

LMH | Lone Mersenne Hunters: trial factoring outside the normal range of exponents currently being assigned by PrimeNet |

MPQS | Multiple polynomial quadratic sieve: a factorization method. |

PC | Personal computer: any general-purpose computer. |

PRP | Probable prime: an integer that satisfies a specific condition also satisfied by all prime numbers. |

SIQS | Self-initializing quadratic sieve: a factorization method based on the Multiple polynomial quadratic sieve. |

SNFS | Special number field sieve: special-purpose factorization algorithm. |

WU | Work unit: a piece of work in a distributed computing project. |

There are 19 entries.

## Pages in category "Shortcut"

The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 total.