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Thursday, January 15, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST

Michael Baker, Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

"Global theory of algebraic number fields"

In this talk, I will embark on an informal review of the global theory of algebraic number fields: integrality, discriminants and integral bases, Dedekind domains, fractional ideals and the ideal class group, Minkowski theory, Dirichlet's unit theorem, splitting of primes, as time permits. Motivation for class field theory will be discussed.

Location 
MC - Mathematics & Computer Building
5413
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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