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Speaker

Dinesh Thakur, University of Arizona

Title

Diophantine approximation of algebraic quantities in finite characteristic

Abstract

After recalling the results of Dirichlet, Liouville, Roth, and Schmidt almost settling the number field case, we will explain why the situation is not even conjecturally understood in finite characteristic, and explain the recent progress.


2013-05-11 18:34