Math 207A
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:

  1. The Dedekind zeta function
  2. Class number formulas
  3. Chebotarev theorem
  4. Kronecker limit formulas
  5. 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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