John Brillhart

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John David Brillhart is a mathematician, professor emeritus at the University of Arizona. He is known for his work in integer factorization, including the development of the continued fraction factorization method.[1] He has been a principal participant in the Cunningham project.

Brillhart received his A.B. in 1953, his M.A. in 1966, and his Ph.D. in 1967,[2] all from UC Berkeley.

He is in the process of editing the collected works of Leonard Carlitz.


  1. ^ Morrison, Michael A.; Brillhart, John (January 1975). "A Method of Factoring and the Factorization of F7". Mathematics of Computation. American Mathematical Society. 29 (129): 183–205. doi:10.2307/2005475. JSTOR 2005475. 
  2. ^ John Brillhart at the Mathematics Genealogy Project

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