# Java Program to Implement Sieve of Atkin to Generate Prime Numbers

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This is a Java Program to Implement Sieve Of Atkin Algorithm. This is a program to find all primes less than a number.

Here is the source code of the Java Program to Implement Sieve Of Atkin Algorithm. The Java program is successfully compiled and run on a Windows system. The program output is also shown below.

1. `/**`
2. ` ** Java Program to implement Sieve Of Atkin Prime generation`
3. ` **/`
4. ` `
5. `import java.util.Scanner;`
6. ` `
7. `/** Class SieveOfAtkin **/`
8. `public class  SieveOfAtkin`
9. `{`
10. `    /** Function to calculate all primes less than n **/`
11. `    private boolean[] calcPrimes(int limit)`
12. `    {`
13. `        /** initialize the sieve **/`
14. `        boolean[] prime = new boolean[limit + 1];`
15. `        prime = true;`
16. `        prime = true;`
17. `        int root = (int) Math.ceil(Math.sqrt(limit));`
18. ` `
19. `        /** put in candidate primes: `
20. `           integers which have an odd number of`
21. `           representations by certain quadratic forms **/`
22. `        for (int x = 1; x < root; x++)`
23. `        {`
24. `            for (int y = 1; y < root; y++)`
25. `            {`
26. `                int n = 4 * x * x + y * y;`
27. `                if (n <= limit && (n % 12 == 1 || n % 12 == 5))`
28. `                    prime[n] = !prime[n];`
29. `                n = 3 * x * x + y * y;`
30. `                if (n <= limit && n % 12 == 7)`
31. `                    prime[n] = !prime[n];`
32. `                n = 3 * x * x - y * y;`
33. `                if ((x > y) && (n <= limit) && (n % 12 == 11))`
34. `                    prime[n] = !prime[n];`
35. `            }`
36. `        }`
37. `        /** eliminate composites by sieving, omit multiples of its square **/`
38. `        for (int i = 5; i <= root; i++)`
39. `            if (prime[i])`
40. `                for (int j = i * i; j < limit; j += i * i)`
41. `                    prime[j] = false;`
42. ` `
43. `        return prime;`
44. `    }`
45. `    /** Function to get all primes **/`
46. `    public void getPrimes(int N)`
47. `    {`
48. `        boolean[] primes = calcPrimes(N);`
49. `        display(primes);`
50. `    }`
51. `    /** Function to display all primes **/`
52. `    public void display(boolean[] primes)`
53. `    {`
54. `        System.out.print("\nPrimes = ");`
55. `        for (int i = 2; i < primes.length; i++)`
56. `            if (primes[i])`
57. `                System.out.print(i +" ");`
58. `        System.out.println();`
59. `    }`
60. `    /** Main function **/`
61. `    public static void main (String[] args) `
62. `    {`
63. `        Scanner scan = new Scanner(System.in);`
64. `        System.out.println("Sieve Of Atkin Prime Algorithm Test\n");`
65. `        /** Make an object of SieveOfAtkin class **/`
66. `         SieveOfAtkin soa = new  SieveOfAtkin();`
67. `        /** Accept n **/`
68. `        System.out.println("Enter number to find all primes less than the number\n");`
69. `        int n = scan.nextInt();`
70. `        soa.getPrimes(n);        `
71. `    }`
72. `}`

```Sieve Of Atkin Prime Algorithm Test

Enter number to find all primes less than the number

500

Primes = 2 3 5 7 11 13 17 19 23 29 31 37 41 43 47 53 59 61 67 71 73 79 83 89 97
101 103 107 109 113 127 131 137 139 149 151 157 163 167 173 179 181 191 193 197
199 211 223 227 229 233 239 241 251 257 263 269 271 277 281 283 293 307 311 313
317 331 337 347 349 353 359 367 373 379 383 389 397 401 409 419 421 431 433 439
443 449 457 461 463 467 479 487 491 499```

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