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Bi-College Math Colloquium

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 4:00pm

Karen Taylor

Bronx Community College, CUNY and Bryn Mawr College


Bryn Mawr College

Park Science Building, Room 338

Tea will precede the talk at 3:30 p.m. in Park Science Building, Room 339.

“There are five elementary arithmetical operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and modular forms.” - Martin Eichler In this talk we will introduce modular forms and give a few classical examples of their arithmetical connections. We, then, focus on a problem, arising from the work of Andrews, Dyson, and Hickerson (ADH), on connecting the arithmetic of Z[√6] to modularity. Generalizing this problem is joint work, in progress, with Larry Rolen.