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ABC@Home project logo
Developer(s) University of Leiden
Stable release 2.10 / August 22, 2010; 3 years ago (2010-08-22)[1]
Platform Cross-platform
Available in English
Type Volunteer computing
License Proprietary

ABC@Home is an educational and non-profit network computing project finding abc-triples related to the abc conjecture in number theory.

Using the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) distributed computing platform. As of March 2011, there are more than 7,300 active participants from 114 countries with a total BOINC credit of more than 2.9 billion, reporting about 10 teraflops (10 trillion operations per second) of processing power.[2]

As of 11 April 2011 the Data Collected page for the project lists 21.1 million triples which have been found.[3]

The minimum system requirements necessary to contribute to the project As of 11 April 2011 are as follows[4]

  • Minimum of 256MB RAM free
  • 2MB of free disk space
  • Windows, Linux, Mac OS X (recommended with a 64-bit CPU)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Applications". ABC@Home. Archived from the original on 17 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  2. ^ "Detailed user, host, team and country statistics with graphs for BOINC",, retrieved 2011-03-11 
  3. ^ "Data Collected So Far". ABC@Home. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  4. ^ "ABC@home". ABC@Home. Archived from the original on 26 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 

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