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Student Arithmetic

Date:  Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Location:  3866 East Hall (3:00 PM to 4:00 PM)

Title:  Elliptic Curves and the Mordell-Weil Theorem

Abstract:   We define elliptic curves and explain the group law. We state the Mordell-Weil theorem and sketch part of the proof of the weak Mordell-Weil theorem, explaining the connection with group cohomology.


Speaker:  Karen Butt
Institution:  UM

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