Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar
Spring 2024
For more information, contact Félix Baril Boudreau <>
or Ertan Elma <>.

Talks are usually 1:45pm-2:45pm on Wednesday in M1060 (Markin Hall). All times are Mountain Time.
The live access zoom link is available here and on, and is also sent to our mailing list.
Click on any title for more info, including the abstract. Then click on it again to hide the info.
When available, click on the mathtube icon     to access a videorecording of the talk.

Date Speaker Title

Jan 10 everyone Organizational meeting and problem session

Jan 24 Hadi Kharaghani Projective Planes and Hadamard Matrices

Jan 31 Ertan Elma A discrete mean value of the Riemann zeta function and its derivatives

Feb 7 Samprit Ghosh Moments of higher derivatives related to Dirichlet $L$-functions
(University of Calgary)

Feb 14 Abbas Maarefparvar Hilbert Class Fields and Embedding Problems

Feb 29
Félix Baril Boudreau The Distribution of Logarithmic Derivatives of Quadratic $L$-functions in Positive Characteristic
in M1040

Mar 6 Andrew Fiori Tight approximation of sums over zeros of $L$-functions

Mar 13 Sho Suda On extremal orthogonal arrays
(National Defense Academy of Japan)

Mar 20 Sarah Dijols Parabolically induced representations of $p$-adic $G_2$ distinguished by $\mathrm{SO}_4$
(University of British Columbia)

Past semesters: Fall F07 F08 F09 F10 F11 F12 F13 F14 F15 F16 F17 F18 F19 F20 F21 F22 F23
Spring S08 S09 S10 S12 S13 S14 S15 S16 S17 S18 S19 S20 S21 S22 S23
Click here for a PDF file of abstracts of all talks back to 2007 (approx 500K).