Primality Certificate

A short set of data that proves the primality of a number. A certificate can, in general, be checked much more quickly than the time required to generate the certificate. Varieties of primality certificates include the Pratt certificate and Atkin-Goldwasser-kilian-morain certificate.

See also

Atkin-Goldwasser-Kilian-Morain Certificate, Compositeness Certificate, Pratt Certificate, Probable Prime, Pseudoprime

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Wagon, S. "Prime Certificates." §8.7 in Mathematica in Action. New York: W. H. Freeman, pp. 277-285, 1991.

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