Sieve Methods, Math 532, Spring 2015
Instructor
Kevin Ford (Altgeld 304, phone 2656255, email:
ford (at) math (dot) uiuc (dot) edu )
Office hours: MWF 10:0011:00 or by appointment
Textbook
There is no official textbook, although the books Sieve methods
(Halberstam and Richert, Academic Press, 1974)
and Opera de Cribro (J. Friedlander, H. Iwaniec; 2010)
are useful references for general sieve methods.
Lecture Notes
Homework
Homework problems . Part I
Due March 20. Part II Due May 6.
Exams
There will be no exams
Grades
Your grade is determined entirely by the number of homework points you
accumulate during the semester. Here is the breakdown:
Grade  Points

A+  100

A  60

A  50

B+  40

B  30

B  20

C+  10

C  0
