An introduction to the abc conjecture

Members' Seminar
Topic:An introduction to the abc conjecture
Speaker:Héctor Pastén Vásquez
Affiliation:Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Monday, March 21
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/membsem/2016/0321-V%C3%A1squez

In this talk I will discuss some classical and new applications of the abc conjecture, its relation to conjectures about elliptic curves, and some (admittedly weak) unconditional partial results.