Fall 2016 MATH 254A 001 LEC

Number Theory
001 LECTuTh 9:30AM - 10:59AMEvans 4Xinyi Yuan19077
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Prerequisites: 250A for 254A; 254A for 254B

Description: Valuations, units, and ideals in number fields, ramification theory, quadratic and cyclotomic fields, topics from class field theory, zeta-functions and L-series, distribution of primes, modular forms, quadratic forms, diophantine equations, P-adic analysis, and transcendental numbers. Sequence begins fall.

Office: 883 Evans

Office Hours: Mondays, 11:30–12:30; Wednesdays and Fridays, 11–12

Required Text: Hartshorne, Algebraic Geometry

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Grading: Letter grade.

Homework: Due every one or two weeks

Course Webpage: https://math.berkeley.edu/~vojta/256a.html