ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY, MINICOURSE | |

Topic: | Mean-Values of Multiplicative Functions and Weak Subconvexity |

Speaker: | Kannan Soundararajan |

Affiliation: | Stanford University and Member, School of Mathematics |

Date: | Wednesday, October 14 |

Time/Room: | 2:00pm - 3:30pm/S-101 |

I will discuss several results on mean-values of multiplicative functions, notably Halasz's method for estimating such averages. In the second lecture I will show how this circle of ideas can be used to derive "weak subconvexity" bounds for L-functions.