Ken Davis
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GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 282589933-1 (24,862,048 digits)

person A titan, as defined by Samuel Yates, is anyone who has found a titanic prime. This page provides data on those that have found these primes. The data below only reflect on the primes currently on the list. (Many of the terms that are used here are explained on another page.)

Proof-code(s): p65, p88, g282, p104, L28, f9, p115, c32, c34, p155, p179, c45, L897, p308, p369, c68, p406
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Username: DavisK (entry created on 08/30/2001)
Database id:331 (entry last modified on 08/11/2019)
Active primes:on current list: 22.1667 (unweighted total: 30), rank by number 42
Total primes: number ever on any list: 3925.33 (unweighted total: 7448)
Production score: for current list 39 (normalized: 0), total 43.2269, rank by score 1031
Largest prime: 6317 · 2458799 + 1 ‏(‎138117 digits) via code L897 on 07/04/2009
Most recent: 51456836560 · 5303# + 1 ‏(‎2271 digits) via code p406 on 08/19/2019
Entrance Rank: mean 75739.07 (minimum 73, maximum 103514)

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Completed a BSc(hons) in Statistics at the University of New South Wales (Australia) before doing a Graduate Diploma of Computing Studies at the Canberra College of Advanced Education in 1979. MSc Astronomy 2013.

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