Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2016

     

MATH 373 001 (CRN: 25106)

ELLIPTIC CURVES

Long Title: ELLIPTIC CURVES
Department: Mathematics
Instructor: Luo, Ye
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR AEL B209 (11-JAN-2016 - 22-APR-2016) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 49
Section Enrolled: 5
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 28-JUN-2022 4:18AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
2-MAY-2016  
9:00AM - 12:00PM M TBA TBA
 
Description: Elliptic curves are central to modern number theory and instrumental in the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem. Topics will include: The addition law, solutions over the rational numbers, explicit computations, applications to factorization and cryptography; if time permits, infinite series attached to elliptic curves and the Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture. Recommended Prerequisite(s): 200 Level Math Course