Open problems in Number Theory 0366-5084-01

Prof. Zeev Rudnick

Tel Aviv, Spring 2018

The course will discuss a number of open problems in number theory, some well known, others less so. Examples of topics discussed will be:

The class will be given in English

Prerequisites

The course is aimed at MSc and Ph.D. students. I will as assume knowledge of undergraduate number theory, complex function theory 1, basic probability theory, some harmonic analysis and Fourier series.

Reading material

There will not be any one source for the material. For background on some of the topics, I recommend the books

Homework

There will be periodic homework assignments which are mandatory .

Schedule

Wednesday 14-17, Schreiber 007


Contact me at: rudnick@post.tau.ac.il, Office : Schreiber 316, tel: 640-7806

Course homepage: http://www.math.tau.ac.il/~rudnick/courses/open problems 2018/openproblems2018.html