Undergraduate Seminar in Number Theory 0366-3328-01
Tel Aviv, Spring 2007
The seminar will consist mostly of presentations by the students of
various topics in Number Theory and its applications.
There will be one formal meeting per week with the entire class
(Thursday 10-12, Kaplun 319) as well as one-on-one meeting with the
instructor to prepare the lectures, make up a homework assignment
which will later be graded by the speakers and discuss the homework
The main subject will be the theory of rational quadratic
forms, culminating with the Hasse Minkowski theorem.
Thursday 10-12, Kaplun 319
All students need to have already completed the course
Introduction to Number Theory.
- J.W.S. Cassels, Rational Quadratic Forms
- J.-P. Serre, A Course in Arithmetic
- Z.I. Borevich and I.R. Shafarevich, Number Theory
Weekly homework will be assigned.
Turning in the homework by the due date is mandatory.
The homework score will contribute 15% of the final course grade.
Contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office : Schreiber 316, tel: 640-7806
Course homepage: http://www.math.tau.ac.il/~rudnick/courses/seminar07.html
Zeev Rudnick's Homepage.