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Does Mathematica use the Elliptic Curve Method (ECM) in FactorInteger[]?

I'm not a mathematician, and I'm not even going to pretend that I understand anything of the ECM. But I know it can be a fast method for factorization. I benchmarked the factorization of ...
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Explicitly find a guaranteed factorization of large expression?

Consider the large expression LE defined in this file (involving only linearly independent functions), or in this file (linear interdependence present but slightly ...
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Extract common factor from vector or matrix

I can't believe this hasn't been asked before but I can't find anything. Is there a way to convince Simplify or FullSimplify to ...
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Factoring rationals from equation based on digit complexity?

Consider an equation of the following type: ( poly = (3 x)/35 + (6 y)/7 ) == 0 If we apply the command Factor to this ...
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decomposing an expression into absolutely positive terms

I have a big ugly expression which, for unimportant (here) reasons, must be greater than or equal to zero. It is formed from terms which themselves are greater than or equal to zero. As such it ...
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Polynomial factorization over finite fields with non-prime order

One can easily factor a polynomial over finite fields of prime order, using Factor command: ...