Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar
Spring 2016
Talks are at noon on Monday in room C630 of University Hall
For more information, or to receive an email announcement of each week's seminar,
contact Nathan Ng < ng AT cs DOT uleth DOT ca > or Dave Morris <>.
                The next talk:

June 17

at noon
in C630
Ram Murty
Twin Primes
We will discuss recent progress towards the twin prime conjecture as well as highlight some recent joint work with Akshaa Vatwani the connects the parity problem with the twin prime conjecture. The talk will be accessible to a wide audience.
Talks in the series this semester:
(Click on any title for more info, including the abstract. Then click on it again to hide the info.)

Date Speaker Title

Jan 11 everyone Open problem session

Jan 25 Francesco Pappalardi On never primitive points on elliptic curves
(Universitŕ Roma Tre)

Jan 27 Francesco Pappalardi The distribution of multiplicatively dependent vectors
(Universitŕ Roma Tre)

Feb 1 Micah Milinovich Fourier Analysis and the zeros of the Riemann zeta-function
(University of Mississippi)

Feb 8 Alexey Popov Operator Algebras with reduction properties

Feb 22 Nathan Ng Linear combinations of zeros of L-functions

Feb 29 Rob Craigen Survey of Negacyclic Weighing Matrices
(University of Manitoba)

Mar 7 Alia Hamieh Determining Hilbert modular forms by the central values of Rankin-Selberg convolutions

Mar 14 Joy Morris Automorphisms of circulant graphs

Mar 21 Arnab Bose Investigations on some Exponential Congruences

Apr 4 Brandon Fuller CCA groups and graphs

Apr 11 Asif Zaman The least prime ideal in the Chebotarev Density Theorem
(University of Toronto)

June 17 Ram Murty Twin Primes
(Queen's University)
Past semesters: Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015

Spring 2008 Spring 2009 Spring 2010
Spring 2012 Spring 2013 Spring 2014 Spring 2015