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Amicable Numbers

Amicable numbers are two different numbers related in such a way that the sum of the proper divisors of each is equal to the other number, such as 220 and 284. The Amicable Numbers projects works to find new amicable number pairs. There is currently no known use for these pairs (besides cute necklaces), but who knows what might they might be used for in the future!

Independently Hosted

Compatible CPUs: Windows, Mac, Linux, ARM

Compatible GPUs: NVIDIA, AMD

NFS

Factor 15. You get 5*3. Now factor 4987510937. I'll wait. NFS@Home factors massive numbers from the Cunningham project. This aids in theoretical mathematics along with encryption.

Hosted by California State University Fullerton

Compatible CPUs: Windows, Mac, Linux

Compatible GPUs: —–

Yoyo

Yoyo@Home works on several different math projects including the chess problem M-Queens, Sierpinski / Riesel Bases, elliptical curve factorization, and optimal golumb rulers.

Independently Hosted

Compatible CPUs: Windows, Mac, Linux, ARM, Android

Compatible GPUs: —–

Numberfields

Number fields are exactly what they sound like: fields of numbers. "All rational numbers" is a number field. "All real numbers" is a number field. "All complex numbers" is a number field. Unlocking the secrets of number fields unlocks secrets in the realms of maths, cryptography, quantum physics, and more. Numberfields@Home searches for unique patterns in number fields.

Hosted by Arizona State University

Compatible CPUs: Windows, Mac, Linux

Compatible GPUs: NVIDIA

PrimeGrid

Prime numbers are a corner-stone of maths. They aid in cryptography and number theory. PrimeGrid looks for very very very very very very very very very big and unique prime numbers.

Independently Hosted

Compatible CPUs: Windows, Mac, Linux

Compatible GPUs: NVIDIA

Rakesearch

Rakesearch does Sodukos.

Hosted out of the Karelian Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences

Compatible CPUs: Windows, Linux

Compatible GPUs: ARM

SRBase

SRBase runs in partnership with the Mersenne CRUS project to solve Sierpinski / Riesel Bases up to 1030

Independently Hosted

Compatible CPUs: Windows, Mac, Linux

Compatible GPUs: NVIDIA, AMD

Gerasim

The world is becoming more automated by the day. Have you ever wondered what makes this automation work? The answer is Logic Control Systems, or SLS. Gerasim@Home works to optimize SLS systems by exploring the different ways a system can be partitioned. It also does sodukos.

Hosted out of Southwest State University

Compatible CPUs: Windows, Linux

Compatible GPUs: —–

Collatz Conjecture

Here are the rules: If a number is even, divide it by two. If a number is odd, multiply it by three and add one. Now pick a number and begin: 12, 6, 3, 10, 5, 16, 8, 4, 2, 1. So far, every number to which these rules have been applied eventually sequences down to 1.  Collatz conjecture attempts to find a number that does not.

Independently Hosted

Compatible CPUs: Windows, Mac, Linux, ARM, Android

Compatible GPUs: NVIDIA, AMD

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