The number of ways to factor a natural number into an ordered product of integers, each factor greater than one, is called the ordered factorization of n and is denoted H(n). We show upper and lower bounds on H(n) with explicit constructions.
By: Don Coppersmith, Moshe Lewenstein
Published in: RC23183 in 2004
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