Instructors: Bart de Smit and Peter Stevenhagen.
Mondays 13:45 - 15:30, from February 2 until May 18 2009,
except March 23, April 13, April 27, in room 401.
Final Grades: see this list [PNG]
Program:
Feb 2 | Bart de Smit: context, schedule, addition on elliptic curves |
Feb 9 | No meeting, because of the Dies |
Feb 16 |
Miguel Urquidi: local fields
Peter Stevenhagen: Squares in Q_{p} |
Feb 23 | Andrea Toth, Adrienn Lestar: torsion points, reduction |
Mar 2 | Bart de Smit: overview |
Mar 9 |
Maria Filip: local/global for conics, part 1
Marijke van Bommel: elliptic curves over C |
Mar 16 |
Shreya Khemani: Mordell's theorem, part 1
Maria Filip: local/global for conics, part 2 |
Mar 23 | No meeting |
Mar 30 |
Shreya Khemani: Mordell's theorem, part 2
Julio Brau: Mordell's theorem, part 3 |
Apr 6 | Joost Michielsen, Michiel Kosters: Hasse-Weil bound |
Apr 13 | No meeting |
Apr 20 |
Matthijs van Duin: The Montgomery modular form
Bassel Chehade: Tate modules |
Apr 27 | No meeting |
May 4 | No meeting |
May 11 | (three hours)
Alberto Gioia: Representing primes by quadratic forms |
May 18 | (three hours)
Matthijs van Duin: The Montgomery modular form, part 2 Haoran Wang: The Tate curve Daniele Orlandi: CM theory |
Topics: arithmetic of elliptic curves, local fields, class field theory
Literature:
Examination: No final exam. Active participation is required.