John Pollard

John M. Pollard (? - ) British mathematician, best known for devising various integer factorization algorithms, such as Pollard’s p-1 method ( and Pollard’s ρ method. Pollard has Erdős number ( 3: he coauthored with Hendrik W. Lenstra Jr. (and others) a paper of the number field sieve in Lecture Notes in Math., 1554, who collaborated with Jeffrey Shallit on a paper on continued fractionsDlmfMathworldPlanetmath for Math. Comp. 61, who co-authored with Erdős “New bounds on the length of finite Pierce and Engel series” in Sém. Théor. Nombres Bordeaux 2 3.

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