NAME
Math::NumSeq::SophieGermainPrimes  Sophie Germain primes p and 2*p+1 prime
SYNOPSIS
use Math::NumSeq::SophieGermainPrimes;
my $seq = Math::NumSeq::SophieGermainPrimes>new;
my ($i, $value) = $seq>next;
DESCRIPTION
The primes P for which 2*P+1 is also prime,
starting i=1
2, 3, 5, 11, 23, 29, 41, 53, 83, 89, 113, 131, 173, 179, ...
FUNCTIONS
See "FUNCTIONS" in Math::NumSeq for behaviour common to all sequence classes.
$seq = Math::NumSeq::SophieGermainPrimes>new ()

Create and return a new sequence object.
$bool = $seq>pred($value)

Return true if
$value
is a Sophie Germain prime, meaning both$value
and2*$value+1
are prime. $i = $seq>value_to_i_estimate($value)

Return an estimate of the i corresponding to
$value
.Currently this is the same as the TwinPrimes estimate. Is it a conjecture by Hardy and Littlewood that the two are asymptotically the same? In any case the result is roughly a factor 0.9 too small for the small to medium size integers this module might calculate. (See Math::NumSeq::TwinPrimes.)
FORMULAS
Next
next()
is implemented by a Math::NumSeq::Primes
sequence filtered for primes where 2P+1 is a prime too. Dana Jacobsen noticed this is faster than running a second Primes iterator for primes 2P+1. This is since for a prime P often 2P+1 has a small factor such as 3, 5 or 11. A factor 3 occurs for any P=6k+1 since in that case 2P+1 is a multiple of 3. What else can be said about the density or chance of a small factor?
SEE ALSO
Math::NumSeq, Math::NumSeq::Primes, Math::NumSeq::TwinPrimes
HOME PAGE
http://user42.tuxfamily.org/mathnumseq/index.html
LICENSE
Copyright 2010, 2011, 2012 Kevin Ryde
MathNumSeq is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option) any later version.
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