JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR | |

Topic: | The Circle Method in Function Fields |

Speaker: | Craig Spencer |

Affiliation: | Member, School of Mathematics |

Date: | Thursday, May 14 |

Time/Room: | 4:30pm - 5:30pm/Fine Hall -- 214 |

In this talk, we will discuss how the circle method can be used to study additive number theory in function fields. After a brief introduction to the circle method and its history, we will describe how the method is implemented in the function field setting. We will then discuss some applications.