[R] Legendre symbols

From: Robin Hankin <r.hankin_at_noc.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 02 May 2006 - 17:44:59 EST


before I reinvent the wheel, has anyone coded up the Legendre symbol (a/p)?

If p is an odd prime number and a is an integer, then the Legendre symbol
(a/p) is:

[courtesy Wikipedia]


I might also need Jacobi's generalization of this.

Robin Hankin
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