M W 3 - 4:15 PM MS 5233
Topics in L-Functions
Professor: W. Duke
This course will cover various topics in the theory of L-functions,
especially those associated to number fields. Topics include:
- The Dedekind zeta function
- Class number formulas
- Chebotarev theorem
- Kronecker limit formulas
- Construction of class fields using modular functions
Prerequisites: Basic algebraic number theory and the theory of modular forms
as in 205A,205B.
Texts: Various references will be used.
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