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Title: Criteria for testing Wall's question (English)
Author: Klaška, Jiří
Language: English
Journal: Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal
ISSN: 0011-4642 (print)
ISSN: 1572-9141 (online)
Volume: 58
Issue: 4
Year: 2008
Pages: 1241-1246
Summary lang: English
Category: math
Summary: In this paper we find certain equivalent formulations of Wall's question and derive two interesting criteria that can be used to resolve this question for particular primes. (English)
Keyword: Fibonacci numbers
Keyword: Wall's question
Keyword: Wall-Sun-Sun prime
Keyword: Fibonacci-Wieferich prime
Keyword: modular periodicity
Keyword: periodic sequence
MSC: 11A07
MSC: 11B39
MSC: 11B50
idZBL: Zbl 1174.11020
idMR: MR2471180
Date available: 2010-07-21T08:17:24Z
Last updated: 2016-04-07
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