books.google.com - The number field sieve is an algorithm for finding the prime factors of large integers. It depends on algebraic number theory. Proposed by John Pollard in 1988, the method was used in 1990 to factor the ninth Fermat number, a 155-digit integer. The algorithm is most suited to numbers of a special form,...http://books.google.com/books/about/The_Development_of_the_Number_Field_Siev.html?id=_QBvFRP69xEC&q=described&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareThe Development of the Number Field Sieve

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## The Development of the Number Field Sieveedited by Arjen K. Lenstra, Hendrik W.Jr. Lenstra |