Hugh C. Williams


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 reflects on the primes currently on the list. (Many of the terms that are used here are explained on another page.)

Proof-code(s): W, WD, WM
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Username Williams (entry created on 1/18/2000 12:50:53 CDT)
Database id:6 (entry last modified on 3/28/2006 11:16:17 CDT)
Active primes:on current list: 1 (unweighted total: 2), rank by number 548
Total primes: number ever on any list: 5 (unweighted total: 6)
Production score: for current list 25 (normalized: 0), total 29.5047, rank by score 1071
Largest prime: 2 · 103020 - 1 ‏(‎3021 digits) via code W on 1985
Most recent: U(5387) ‏(‎1126 digits) via code WM on 1990
Entrance Rank: mean 946.00 (minimum 565, maximum 1327)

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Hugh Williams is a professor and associate dean at the Unversity of Manitoba. His research interests include cryptosystems whose security depends upon the difficulty of a certain number theoretic problem as well as algorithms for factoring, primality testing, continued fractions, and class number determination.

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Surname: Williams (used for alphabetizing and in codes).
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