Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Divisibility
Chapter 2 Prime Numbers
Chapter 3 Modular Arithmetic
Chapter 4 Exponentiation
Chapter 5 Primitive Roots
Chapter 6 Quadratic Residues
Chapter 7 Factorization
Chapter 8 Pseudoprime Composites
Chapter 9 Primality Proving
Appendix A Mathematical Induction
Appendix B Binomial Coefficients
Appendix C Primitive Root Theorem
Appendix D Modular Square Roots
Appendix E Rabin's Probabilistic Test
Appendix F Testing Primes with Lucas Sequences
09 JAN 2011
Pdf softcopies of Chapters 1 to 6 are made available for download by following the respective chapter links.
25 JAN 2010
The text is now in its second revised version. Numerous errata and items of grammatical inaccuracy or ambiguity have been fixed.
13 DEC 2009
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27 SEP 2008
Initial import date in the Open Library database.
30 JUN 2008
The Library of Congress permalink page has been created.
24 APR 2008
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15 APR 2008
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05 APR 2008
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This errata sheet applies to the second revised version of the textbook, January 2010, or later purchase.
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p. 109 l. 8
We mean "curiosity".
p. 114 l. 2
We mean "collected".