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Sieves for Twin Primes in Class I  [PDF]
H. J. Weber
Mathematics , 2012,
Abstract: Sieves are constructed for twin primes in class I, which are of the form 2m+/-D, D>=3 odd. They are characterized by their twin-D-I rank m. They have no parity problem. Non-rank numbers are identified and counted using odd primes p>=5. Twin-D-I ranks and non-ranks make up the set of positive integers. Regularities of non-ranks allow obtaining the number of twin-D-I ranks. It involves considerable cancellations so that the asymptotic form of its main term collapses to the expected form, but its coefficient depends on D.
A Pseduo-Twin Primes Theorem  [PDF]
Alex V. Kontorovich
Mathematics , 2005,
Abstract: Selberg identified the "parity" barrior, that sieves alone cannot distinguish between integers having an even or odd number of factors. We give here a short and self-contained demonstration of parity breaking using bilinear forms, modeled on the Twin Primes Conjecture.
Characterization of the Distribution of Twin Primes  [PDF]
P. F. Kelly,Terry Pilling
Mathematics , 2001,
Abstract: We adopt an empirical approach to the characterization of the distribution of twin primes within the set of primes, rather than in the set of all natural numbers. The occurrences of twin primes in any finite sequence of primes are like fixed probability random events. As the sequence of primes grows, the probability decreases as the reciprocal of the count of primes to that point. The manner of the decrease is consistent with the Hardy--Littlewood Conjecture, the Prime Number Theorem, and the Twin Prime Conjecture. Furthermore, our probabilistic model, is simply parameterized. We discuss a simple test which indicates the consistency of the model extrapolated outside of the range in which it was constructed.
Congruences characterizing twin primes  [cached]
Jan Górowski,Adam ?omnicki
Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis. Studia Mathematica , 2012,
Abstract: Inspired by P.A. Clement’s results in [2], we give new necessary and sufficient conditions for two prime numbers to be twin primes.
Three theorems on twin primes  [PDF]
Vladimir Shevelev
Mathematics , 2009,
Abstract: For earlier considered our sequence A166944 in [4] we prove three statements of its connection with twin primes. We also give a sufficient condition for the infinity of twin primes and pose several new conjectures; among them we propose a very simple conjectural algorithm of constructing a pair $(p,\enskip p+2)$ of twin primes over arbitrary given integer $m\geq4$ such that $p+2\geq m.$
Infinite Number of Twin Primes  [PDF]
S. N. Baibekov, A. A. Durmagambetov
Advances in Pure Mathematics (APM) , 2016, DOI: 10.4236/apm.2016.613073
Abstract: This work is devoted to the theory of prime numbers. Firstly it introduced the concept of matrix primes, which can help to generate a sequence of prime numbers. Then it proposed a number of theorems, which together with theorem of Dirichlet, Siegel and Euler allow to prove the infinity of twin primes.
On existence of infinite primes and infinite twin primes  [PDF]
Maurice Margenstern,Yaroslav D. Sergeyev
Mathematics , 2015,
Abstract: The twin primes conjecture is a very old problem. Tacitly it is supposed that the primes it deals with are finite. In the present paper we consider three problems that are not related to finite primes but deal with infinite integers. The main tool of our investigation is a numeral system proposed recently that allows one to express various infinities and infinitesimals easily and by a finite number of symbols. The problems under consideration are the following and for all of them we give affermative answers: (i) do infinite primes exist? (ii) do infinite twin primes exist? (ii) is the set of infinite twin primes infinite? Examples of these three kinds of objects are given.
Twin Primes and the Zeros of the Riemann Zeta Function  [PDF]
H. J. Weber
Mathematics , 2012,
Abstract: The Legendre type relation for the counting function of ordinary twin primes is reworked in terms of the inverse of the Riemann zeta function. Its analysis sheds light on the distribution of the zeros of the Riemann zeta function in the critical strip and their links to primes and the twin prime problem.
Implications of a New Characterisation of the Distribution of Twin Primes  [PDF]
P. F. Kelly,Terry Pilling
Mathematics , 2001,
Abstract: We bring to bear an empirical model of the distribution of twin primes and produce two distinct results. The first is that we can make a quantitative probabilistic prediction of the occurrence of gaps in the sequence of twins within the primes. The second is that the ``high jumper'' i.e., the separation with greatest likelihood (in terms of primes) is always expected to be zero.
Analog of the Skewes number for twin primes  [PDF]
Marek Wolf
Mathematics , 2007,
Abstract: The results of the computer investigation of the sign changes of the difference between the number of twin primes $\pi_2(x)$ and the Hardy--Littlewood conjecture $c_2\Li_2(x)$ are reported. It turns out that $\pi_2(x) - c_2\Li_2(x)$ changes the sign at unexpectedly low values of $x$ and for $x<2^{42}$ there are over 90000 sign changes of this difference. It is conjectured that the number of sign changes of $\pi_2(x) - c_2\Li_2(x)$ for $x\in (1, T)$ is given by $\sqrt T/\log(T)$.
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