Modular Forms (MAGIC049)
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Modular forms (and automorphic forms/representations) play an increasingly central role in modern number theory, but also in other branches of mathematics and even in physics. This course gives an introduction to the subject. Here is a sample of topics we plan to cover:
Prerequisites: Good command of complex analysis and algebra. Occasionally, some knowledge of algebraic number theory and Riemann surface theory would be helpful.
Spring 2012 (Monday, January 16 to Friday, March 23)
Good command of complex analysis and algebra. Occasionally, some knowledge of algebraic number theory and Riemann surface theory would be helpful.
No syllabus information is available yet.
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There will be two homework assignments which both need to be passed satisfactorily. HW1: Due March 9 HW2: Due April 13
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