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16:640:571 - Number Theory I

Stephen Miller


Serre, A course in arithmetic.


Open to all mathematics Ph.D. students; other students require permission of instructor.


This will be an introductory course in number theory. I plan to cover some aspects of Dirichlet characters, Dirichlet L-functions, quadratic forms, p-adic numbers, and Diophantine approximation, plus other topics depending on the interest of the audience.

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