Point-counting and diophantine applications

Hermann Weyl Lectures
Topic:Point-counting and diophantine applications
Speaker:Jonathan Pila
Affiliation:University of Oxford
Date:Tuesday, October 23
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/Simonyi Hall 101

This introductory lecture will describe results about counting rational points on certain non-algebraic sets and sketch how they can be used to attack certain problems in diophantine geometry and functional transcendence.