Student Number Theory Seminar

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Stanley Xiao, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Basic definitions and examples”

In this talk we will discuss the correspondence between binary quartic forms and elliptic curves. In particular, we will discuss some key ideas behind the seminal paper of Bhargava and Shankar proving that the average rational rank of elliptic curves is bounded.

MC 5479