Department of Mathematics

Seminar on Elementary Number Theory

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Lecturer Prof. Dr. Evelina Viada Lectures Fri 8-10, HG E 33.3
Coordinator Igor Balla

Start of lectures: 26/02/2016


This course is a seminar on elementary number theory, in which students will have to write a paper and give a talk according to the following requirements:
Seminar Requirements

See below for a list of possible topics:


Talks are scheduled as follows:

L. Ricci & T. Goldhirsch 04/03 Mersenne Primes and Perfect Numbers
F. Chalus & M. Stoller 11/03 Quadratic Reciprocity
Felix & Viv 18/03 Which primes and which numbers are sums of 2 squares?
No Class 25/03  
No Class 01/04  
Simone & Sven 08/04 The Gaussian Integers
Rinaldo & Luisa 15/04 Fibonacci’s sequence
Charlotte & Clemens 22/04 Transcendence of e
No Class 29/04  
No Class 06/05  
Cedric & Patrick 13/05 Diophantine Approximation and Pell’s Equations

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