Student Seminar: Number Theory and Automorphic Forms

Organizers: Lior Silberman, Julia Gordon, Bill Casselman.

Contact: lior @ ; MATH 229B ; 604-827-3031

Winter 2009: Algebraic Number Theory


(references without number are to Lang)

Meeting Title Speaker Notes & References
1. (6/1) Introduction Lior Silberman [IV §§1-2]
2. (13/1) Commutative Algebra
Unique factorization
[I §§1,2,4]
[I §§3,6]
3. (20/1) Primes in extensions
Function Fields I
[I §§5,7,8]
5. (27/1) Completions and Local fields I Amir
6. (3/2) Completions and Local fields II Jay
7. (10/2) Completion and Local fields II Jay


Author(s) Title Data
[1] Lang Algebraic Number Theory CSM No. 53. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997. xiv+574 pp. ISBN: 0-521-55098-X, MR: 1431508
[2] Rosen Number Theory in Function Fields GTM no. 210. Springer-Verlag, New York, 2002. xii+358 pp. ISBN: 0-387-95335-3, MR: 1876657

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