|Topic:||The ABC conjecture, Belyi's theorem and applications|
|Affiliation:||Member, School of Mathematics|
|Date:||Wednesday, March 25|
|Time/Room:||6:00pm - 7:00pm/Dilworth Room|
We will present the ABC conjecture, Belyi's mapping theorem and explain how they combine into a powerful tool for diophantine problems, following the ideas of Elkies, Bombieri, Granville, Langevin. Finally we will speculate a bit about the function field case.