Organizers: Lior Silberman, Julia Gordon, Bill Casselman.

Contact: lior | @ | math.ubc.ca | ; MATH 229B | ; 604-827-3031 |

- The seminar will take place on Thursaday afternoons, mainly in MATH 126 (the seminar room in the lounge).
- We have a short syllabus (PDF).
- You can take the course for credit, in which case your grade will be based on your lectures
- Reading Course number: MATH 620A, section 101

(references are to Serre's book unless noted otherwise)

Meeting | Location & Time | Title | Speaker | Notes & References |
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1. 9/9 | AUDX 142, 10am | Organization | ||

2. 16/9 | AUDX 142, 10am | Quadratic reciprocity | Asif Zaman | Ch. I |

3. 23/9 | MATX 1118, 12:30-2pm | p-adic numbers | Carmen Bruni | Ch. II |

4. 30/9 | MATX 1118, 2-4pm | Hilbert symbol | Jerome Lefebvre | Ch. III |

5. 7/10 | MATH 126, 12:30-2pm | Quadratic Forms I | Carmen Bruni | Ch. IV-1 |

6. 14/10 | MATH 126, 2-4pm | Quadratic Forms II | Asif Zaman | Ch. IV-1 |

7. 21/10 | MATH 126, 12:30-2pm | Quadratic forms over finite and p-adic fields | Pooya Ronagh | Ch. IV-2,3 |

8. 28/10 | MATH 126, 12:30-2pm | Quadratic forms over p-adic fields | Jerome Lefebvre | Ch. IV-3 |

9. 4/11 | MATH 126, 2-4pm | Hasse-Minkowski | Asif Zaman | Ch. IV- |

10. 18/11 | MATH 126, 12:30-2pm | Sums of two squares | Pooya Ronagh | [2. Ch. 10] |

11. 25/11 | MATH 126, 2-4pm | |||

12. 2/12 | MATH 126, 12:30-2pm |

Author(s) | Title | Data | |
---|---|---|---|

[1] | J-P. Serre | A Course in Arithmetic | GTM 007 |

[2] | E. Stein and R. Shakarchi | Complex Analysis |

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