Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

557

Fuss Index

9

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Collection article

Published Date

1783

Written Date

1773

Content Summary

Euler considers the following problem: for a given modulus N and integer a, find the smallest power an whose residue equals 1. Or, more generally, find the smallest power an that leaves a given residue r known today as the discrete logarithm problem.

Original Source Citation

Opuscula analytica, Volume 1, pp. 242-295.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 4, pp.25-64.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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