Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2010/338

Efficient SIMD arithmetic modulo a Mersenne number

Joppe W. Bos and Thorsten Kleinjung and Arjen K. Lenstra and Peter L. Montgomery

Abstract: This paper describes carry-less arithmetic operations modulo an integer $2^M - 1$ in the thousand-bit range, targeted at single instruction multiple data platforms and applications where overall throughput is the main performance criterion. Using an implementation on a cluster of PlayStation 3 game consoles a new record was set for the elliptic curve method for integer factorization.

Category / Keywords: Mersenne number, Single Instruction Multiple Data, Cell processor, Elliptic curve method, Integer factorization

Date: received 10 Jun 2010, last revised 23 Nov 2010

Contact author: joppe bos at epfl ch

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Note: Formerly known as "Pushing the Limits of ECM"

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