Organizers: Lior Silberman, Julia Gordon
Contact: lior  @  math.ubc.ca  MATX 1112  6048273031 
We will study algebraic number theory following Weil's monograph, "Basic Number Theory" [1]. Rough topics include local field (and local division algebras), global fields, and simple algebras over global fields (including and zetafunctions of division algebras over global fields).
Section references are to [1] unless noted otherwise.
Meeting  Title  Speaker  Material  Notes 

1. 18/9  Local fields  Nikhil Kher  §§I.24  
2. 25/9  Lattices and duality  Ashvni Narayanan  Ch.II  
3. 2/10  Places of Afields  Nicolas Lai  Ch.III  
4. 16/10  Adeles  Zvi ShemTov  Ch.IV  
5. 23/10  (continued) Algebraic Number Fields 
(continued) Sivasankar Nair  Ch.V 

6. 30/10  (continued)  (continued)  
7. 6/11  Zetafunctions of Afields  Ed Belk  Ch. VII  
6. 20/11  (continued)  (continued) 
Topics  Author(s)  Title  Data  

[1]  AndrĂ© Weil  Basic Number Theory  Springer, 1973 
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