ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY MINI-COURSE | |

Topic: | Introduction to Sieves, Theory and Practice |

Speaker: | John Friedlander |

Affiliation: | University of Toronto at Scarborough and Member, School of Mathematics |

Date: | Wednesday, November 11 |

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

In this mini-course we give a quick tour of sieve methods. The first lecture will deal with the rudiments of the basic theory and mention a few simple examples. The second talk will, for the most part, feature some more recent applications. The material will be excerpted from the recently finished book "Opera de Cribro" written jointly with Henryk Iwaniec.