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No Prime Left Behind (formerly: PrimeSearch)


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.)

g190, g193, g219, g263, g314 ... ... L3055, L3844, L3870, L3994, L4076
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Username: NPLB (entry created on 07/20/2003)
Database id:518 (entry last modified on 12/02/2016)
Active primes:on current list: 99, rank by number 4
Total primes: number ever on any list: 4024
Production score: for current list 49 (normalized: 186), total 50.6209, rank by score 9
Largest prime: 335 · 22708958 - 1 ‏(‎815481 digits) via code L2235 on 02/11/2020
Most recent: 805 · 21565131 - 1 ‏(‎471155 digits) via code L1817 on 09/23/2020
Entrance Rank: mean 1446.44 (minimum 92, maximum 4389)

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The PrimeSearch project was originally created by Michael Hartley to search for primes of the form k*2^n-1 (Riesel primes) for k=300-1001 up to n=600K.

In Jan. 2008, the project was expanded by the "No Prime Left Behind" (NPLB) project at the site. The intent now is to find Riesel primes that have not been found by others (or otherwise left behind) in a much larger n-range than the original PrimeSearch project. This includes mostly top-5000 efforts but from time-to-time can include non-top-5000 and/or double-check efforts.

New searches are currently being conducted for k=300-1001 for 100's of k's at once and occassional double-checking is ongoing at lower n-ranges.

Coordinated team drives, automated PRPnet processing, and well-sieved files already available make finding primes very quick and easy for both novices and experienced prime searchers alike. Sieved files are also available for those who like to search their own k's or who like to search for primes offline in a less-automated fashion.

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