GIMP

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AcronymDefinition
GIMPGNU Image Manipulation Program
GIMPGreat Internet Mersenne Prime (prime number collaborative; free computer software)
GIMPGeneric Incursion Management Plan (Australia)
GIMPGraphics and Image Manipulation Program (software)
GIMPGrandpa in My Pocket (TV show)
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So that you don't have to go through the process of verifying it for yourself, an online collaboration called Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) - whose software Pace was running - already did that.
The first step is the join Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) project by going to www.mersenne org GIMPS was formed in 1996 and harnesses the power of hundreds of thousands of small home, school and business computers to search for more Mersenne primes.
Primequest The Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search, a cooperative computing project, helps find a prime with nearly 13 million digits (SN Online: 9/20/08).
As well, one can get involved in one of the collaborative prime searching projects; this would make an excellent class group project; one is the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS).
18, the computer-based Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) turned up the largest known prime number, whose formula is 2 to the 25,964,951st power minus 1.
* A participant in the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search found the largest known prime number, which runs to 4,053,946 decimal digits (160: 372).
A participant in the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) has identified the largest prime number yet.
Founded in 1996, a worldwide effort to identify record-breaking primes--numbers evenly divisible only by themselves and 1--has attracted more than 13,000 participants to the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) (SN: 2/21/98, p.
* A college sophomore participating in the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search discovered the largest known prime number--a 909,526-digit behemoth (153: 127).
As participants in the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS), more than 4,000 people worldwide are chasing after the record for the largest known prime number.
* A participant in the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search discovered the largest known prime number, an 895,932-digit behemoth (152: 164*).