I will discuss elliptic curves from the classical number theoretic point of view of trying to solve Diophantine equations. The aim will be both to explain how we think about these creatures and to give an overview of what we can (and sometimes can't) prove about them, and to illustrate it with explicit examples. I will not try to describe the huge modern technical machine that has been developed to study elliptic curves, so most of the results will come as black boxes.
Donnerstag, den 12. Januar 2017 um 17.15 Uhr, in Mathematikon, INF 205, Hörsaal Mathematikon Donnerstag, den 12. Januar 2017 at 17.15, in Mathematikon, INF 205, Hörsaal Mathematikon
Der Vortrag folgt der Einladung von The lecture takes place at invitation by Prof. G. Böckle