CMI-HIMR Summer School in Computational Number Theory

11 Sep 2018, by franblake in Events

17 – 28 June 2019
University of Bristol

Organisers:  Jennifer Balakrishnan (Boston University) and Tim Dokchitser (University of Bristol)

A postgraduate mathematics 2 week summer school jointly funded by the Clay Mathematics Institute and the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research. Student places are offered with accommodation, refreshments and subsistence allowance.

Please register your interest by completing the application form. N.B, A short supporting letter from your PhD supervisor will be required with your application. Closing date for registration is 1st March 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by 15th March 2019.

8 speakers have been invited to deliver 4 hours of lectures each with discussion workshops scheduled for each topic:

John Cremona (Warwick)
Céline Maistret (Boston)
Adam Morgan (Glasgow)
Steffen Mueller (Groningen)
Rachel Newton (Reading)
Samir Siksek (Warwick)
Andrew Sutherland (MIT)
John Voight (Dartmouth College, USA)


Week 1:
Celine Maistret: Computational aspects of the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture
Adam Morgan: Local arithmetic of curves and Jacobians
Rachel Newton: The Hasse norm principle
Samir Siksek: Explicit arithmetic of modular curves

Week 2:
John Cremona: Arithmetic statistics
Steffen Mueller: Rational points on curves
Andrew Sutherland: Zeta functions and L-functions of curves and abelian varieties
John Voight: Computing endomorphism rings of Jacobians

If you have questions regarding the scientific programme, please contact Jennifer or Tim ; for queries relating to practical information (application form, accommodation, subsistence, travel etc ), please contact