Darrin Doud
322 TMCB Department of Mathematics Brigham Young University Provo, UT 84602   phone:  (801)4221204 
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A procedure to calculate torsion of elliptic curves over Q
Manuscripta Mathematica, 95 (1998), pp. 463469.
Abstract We present an algorithm which uses the analytic parameterization of elliptic curves to rapidly calculate torsion subgroups, and calculate its running time. This algorithm is much faster than the "traditional" LutzNagell algorithm used by most computer algebra systems to calculate torsion subgroups.
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