Math 620, Fall 2001

Faculty: David Harbater
Telephone: (215) 898-9594; Department office: (215) 898-8178
Office: DRL 4E2A; Department office: DRL 4W1-6.

First semester graduate number theory.
Topics include: Hensel's Lemma, p-adic numbers, quadratic reciprocity, continued fractions, distribution of primes, zeta functions, Prime Number Theorem, Pell's equation, rings of integers, units in quadratic number fields, Diophantine approximation, Liouville's theorem, decomposition and inertia groups, Frobenius automorphism, some history of algebraic number theory.

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