Math 531: Analytic Theory of Numbers I Section D1

Fall 2011


Instructor: Florin P. Boca 

Office: 362 Altgeld Hall

Phone: 244-9928

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: 

Syllabus

Prerequisite: MATH 448 and either MATH 417 or MATH 453.

Recommended Textbooks:


Grading policy: Comprehensive final exam: 45%; Two midterm exams: 2x20 = 40%; Homework: 15%.


Midterm exams:

  • Midterm 1: Wed October 5, 11-11:50 am.
  • Midterm 2: Wed November 9, 11-11:50 am.
  • Final exam: Tuesday December 13, 8-11 am, 445 Altgeld Hall


    Last modified: October 26, 2011