Student Seminar: Number Theory and Automorphic Forms

Organizers: Lior Silberman, Julia Gordon

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

Fall 2017: Algebraic Number Theory

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).


Agenda

Section references are to [1] unless noted otherwise.

Meeting Title Speaker Material Notes
1. 18/9 Local fields Nikhil Kher §§I.2-4  
2. 25/9 Lattices and duality Ashvni Narayanan Ch.II  
3. 2/10 Places of A-fields Nicolas Lai Ch.III  
4. 16/10 Adeles Zvi Shem-Tov Ch.IV  
5. 23/10 (continued)
Algebraic Number Fields
(continued)
Sivasankar Nair
 
Ch.V
 
6. 30/10 (continued) (continued)    
7. 6/11 Zetafunctions of A-fields Ed Belk Ch. VII  
6. 20/11 (continued) (continued)    

References

Topics Author(s) Title Data
[1] André Weil Basic Number Theory Springer, 1973


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