# Factoring

Factoring can refer to the following:

• A form of commercial finance - see factoring (finance); structured settlement factoring transaction
• Factorization, a mathematical concept
• Factoring a design, as in code refactoring

### Other articles related to "factoring":

Factoring (finance) - Reason
... Factoring is a method used by some firms to obtain cash ... The use of factoring to obtain the cash needed to accommodate a firm’s immediate cash needs will allow the firm to maintain a smaller ongoing cash balance ... Debt factoring is also used as a financial instrument to provide better cash flow control especially if a company currently has a lot of accounts receivables with different credit terms to manage ...
Factorization - Polynomials - Quadratic Polynomials - Factoring By Grouping
... Another way to factor some polynomials is factoring by grouping ... For those who like algorithms, “factoring by grouping” may be the best way to approach factoring a trinomial, as it takes the guess work out of the process ... Factoring by grouping is done by placing the terms in the polynomial into two or more groups, where each group can be factored by a known method ...
Richard Schroeppel
... Schroeppel was the first to recognize the sub-exponential running time of certain factoring algorithms ... Coming around the time of the RSA algorithm, which depends on the difficulty of factoring for its security, this was a critically important result ... research community), and in spite of Pomerance noting that his quadratic sieve factoring algorithm owed a debt to Schroeppel's earlier work, the latter's contribution is often overlooked ...
Walter E. Heller - Factoring
... Heller was a pioneer of the use of factoring and developed it into a more sophisticated form of finance of company business accounts receivable, thus providing capital for ... As the factoring business expanded, it was done in bulk with contractually obligated clients selling their receivables by assignment to the factoring company ... became more prominent after World War II, certain industries primary used factoring as a form of business finance and credit insurance on the credit risk of ...