MATH-521 / 5 credits

Teacher: Michel Philippe

Language: English


Summary

We will present the work of James Maynard (MF 2022) on the existence of bounded gaps between primes

Content

Keywords

zeta and L-functions

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

MATH-100

MATH-105

MATH-200

MATH-313

 

Recommended courses

MATH-337

Learning Outcomes

  • Quote the main results of the course
  • Use the main results of the course
  • Prove the main results of the course

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra lecture and exercises in the classroom

Expected student activities

Attendence to the lectures and active participation to thhe exercise sessions

Assessment methods

Oral exam

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Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No
Others moodle

Resources

Bibliography

Kowalski, Emmanuel Gaps between prime numbers and primes in arithmetic progressions [after Y. Zhang and J. Maynard]. Astérisque No. 367-368 (2015), Exp. No. 1084

Kowalski-Iwaniec: Analytic Number Theory

James Maynard: Small gaps between primes. Ann. of Math. (2) 181 (2015)

Maynard James: Lateralus

Ressources en bibliothèque

Références suggérées par la bibliothèque

Moodle Link

Prerequisite for

Fields medal

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced analytic number theory
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced analytic number theory
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced analytic number theory
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9 MAA112   
9-10    
10-11 MAA112   
11-12    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Tuesday, 8h - 10h: Lecture MAA112

Tuesday, 10h - 12h: Exercise, TP MAA112