Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2007/096

Somos Sequence Near-Addition Formulas and Modular Theta Functions

R. Wm. Gosper and Rich Schroeppel

Abstract: We have discovered conjectural near-addition formulas for Somos sequences. We have preliminary evidence suggesting the existence of modular theta functions.

Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography / Somos sequence, theta function, elliptic curve, public key

Date: received 15 Mar 2007

Contact author: rschroe at sandia gov

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