Introduction to Modern Number Theory (MA 4550)

I shall be taking around 30 classes, each of it is of 90 mins duration. The duration of the course is from 01.09.20 to 24.12.20.

Class timings:


Divisibility, Arithmetic functions and applications, Congruences, Counting primes and their distribution,
Arithmetic of quadratic extensions (units and prime factorization), Structure of units,
Dirichlet L-functions, Finite fields, Equations over finite fields, Quadratic Reciprocity law.
Pre-requisites: MA4020, MA4070

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