WORKSHOP SOLVABILITY OF DIOPHANTINE EQUATIONS

May 14-16, 2007, Lorentz Center.

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The lectures are in Room 201 on the second floor and the social activities in the Common room on the third floor.

MONDAY MAY 14

09:15-09:45 Picking up badges, office key, etc.
09:45-10:25 Michael Stoll (Jacobs University Bremen): How to find the rational points on a rank 1 genus 2 curve.
10:45-11:25 Samir Siksek (Univ. Warwick): Chabauty for symmetric powers of curves.
11:45-12:15 Ronald van Luijk (SFU, Burnaby): Cubic points on cubic curves and the Brauer-Manin obstruction on K3 surfaces.
15:00-15:40 Szabolcs Tengely (Univ. Debrecen): Diophantine equations related to arithmetic progressions.
16:00-16:30 Lajos Hajdu (Univ. Debrecen): Perfect powers in arithmetic progressions.
 

TUESDAY MAY 15

09:30-10:10 Christopher Skinner (Princeton): Elliptic curves and Galois representations in the service of solving Diophantine equations.
10:30-11:10 Imin Chen (SFU, Burnaby): Applications of Q-curves to Diophantine equations.
11:25-12:00 Wilfrid Ivorra (Paris 12, IUFM de Créteil): Using various techniques to solve some ternary Diophantine equations of signature (p,p,2).
15:00-15:40 Florian Luca (UNAM, Mexico): Primitive Divisors for Lucas-Lehmer numbers: Applications.
16:00-16:30 Pietro Corvaja (Univ. Udine): Integral points on quasi-projective surfaces.
19:00Dinner in Restaurant Malle Jan, Nieuwsteeg 9-11, Leiden.
 

WEDNESDAY MAY 16  

09:30-10:10 John Cremona (Univ. Nottingham): Unimodular Integer Circulants.
10:30-11:10 Gary Walsh (Univ. Ottawa): Integer points on various models of elliptic curves.
11:30-12:00 Ákos Pintér (Univ. Debrecen): Ternary equations, binomial Thue equations and applications.
14:00-14:40 Shanta Laishram (TIFR, Mumbay): On the Diophantine equation n(n+d)...(n+(k-1)d)= by2.
15:00-15:30 Attila Bérczes (Univ. Debrecen): On arithmetic properties of solutions of norm form equations.


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