# Open problems in number theoretic complexity, II

@inproceedings{Adleman1994OpenPI, title={Open problems in number theoretic complexity, II}, author={Leonard M. Adleman and Kevin S. McCurley}, booktitle={ANTS}, year={1994} }

Publisher Summary In the past decade, there has been a resurgence of interest in computational problems of a number theoretic nature. This period has been characterized by a growing awareness of the practical aspects of number theoretic computations and at the same time by an increased understanding of the relevance of deep theory to the problems that arise. This chapter presents a collection of 36 open problems in number theoretic complexity. Questions about the integers have natural…

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