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Current Quarter (Spring 2009)

Mondays, 3:30-5:30, Padelford C-36

  • 4/6 -- Trevor Arnold, Skinner & Urban's recent work

  • 4/13 -- Robert Bradshaw, Dokchitser's algorithm for computing L-functions
  • 4/20 -- Craig Citro, L-invariants

Possible Topics

  • Kartik Prasanna's thesis (William has skimmed this recently)
  • Johan Bosman's thesis: compute f(z), construct galois repns (Craig is happy to do this in a few weeks if people are interested)
  • Automorphic forms
    • Piatetski-Shapiro, Classical and adelic automorphic forms, Craig
    • Sato-Tate, Rob Miller
  • Convergence Acceleration of Alternating Series, by Henri Cohen, Fernando Rodriguez Villegas, and Don Zagier

Previous Quarters

Fall 2008

BLM 408, 11-12:20 Wednesdays

???, 11-12:20 Fridays

Here's the schedule right now:

  • Dokchitser's paper on computing L-functions
    • 11/12, William
  • Gross-Zagier
    • 11/14, Heegner points intro, Rob Miller (30 min)
    • 11/14, Gross-Zagier, chs 1, 5, William
    • 11/19, Gross-Zagier, William
  • Watkins, Delauney
    • Petersson inner products, Rob Bradshaw
    • Rob Bradshaw
  • Kolyvagin, structure of Sha, Selmer
    • William
  • Congruences between modular forms
    • Ghate: Intro, Ribet: Mod p Hecke operators
    • Doi, Hida, Ishii

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