Student Seminar: Number Theory and Automorphic Forms

Organizers: Lior Silberman, Julia Gordon, Bill Casselman.

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

Fall 2010: A Course in Arithmetic


Agenda

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

Meeting Location & Time Title Speaker Notes & References
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      

References

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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