Math 531: Analytic Theory of Numbers I Section D1
Instructor: Florin P. Boca
Office: 362 Altgeld Hall
E-mail: fboca at illinois dot edu
Lectures: MWF 11:00-11:50, 445 Altgeld Hall
Office hours: Tuesday 4-5 pm, Wednesday 4-5 pm, or by appointment.
Short Course Description: Problems in number theory treated by methods of analysis; arithmetic functions, Dirichlet series, Riemann zeta function, L-functions, Dirichlet's theorem on primes in progressions, the prime number theorem.
Topics will include:
Prerequisite: MATH 448 and either MATH 417 or MATH 453.
Grading policy: Comprehensive final exam: 45%; Two midterm exams: 2x20 = 40%; Homework: 15%.
Final exam: Tuesday December 13, 8-11 am, 445 Altgeld Hall
Last modified: October 26, 2011