Coursebooks

P-adic numbers and applications

MATH-494

Lecturer(s) :

Wyss Dimitri Stelio

Language:

English

Summary

P-adic numbers are a number theoretic analogue of the real numbers, which interpolate between arithmetics, analysis and geometry. In this course we study their basic properties and give various applications, notably we will prove rationality of the Weil Zeta function.

Content

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

course ex-cathedra and exercises

Assessment methods

oral

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In the programs

  • Mathematics - master program, 2019-2020, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Oral
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      P-adic numbers and applications
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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8-9
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  • Lecture in German