Values of L-Functions and Modular Forms

Topic:Values of L-Functions and Modular Forms
Speaker:Chris Skinner
Affiliation:Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Monday, October 25
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101
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This will be an introduction to special value formulas for L-functions and especially the uses of modular forms in establishing some of them -- beginning with the values of the Riemann zeta function at negative integers and hopefully arriving at some more recent work on the Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer formula.