Elliptic Curves

During the Spring semester of 2017, a few graduate students and I decided to go through Silverman's The Arithmetic of Elliptic Curves. We meet on Mondays in LeConte 317S from 2-3pm.

The notes included here contain a rough sketch of our informal discussions.

Date Topic Presenter Notes
1/18 Projective Space & Projective Varieties Alicia Lamarche (pdf)
1/23 Projective Curves, Bezout's Theorem, Elliptic Curves Alicia Lamarche (pdf)
1/23 Maps between curves Kevin Sheng -
2/6 Maps between curves Kevin Sheng -
2/15 Cancelled - -
2/20 Elliptic Curves over $\mathbb C$ Jeremiah Southwick (pdf)
2/27 Research & Related Topics Alex Duncan -
3/6 Spring Break - -
3/13 Cancelled - -
3/20 Elliptic Functions Rob Vandermolen (pdf)
3/27 Fun Generalization(s) Rob Vandermolen (pdf)
4/3 Elliptic Curves over Finite Fields Alicia Lamarche (pdf)
4/10 Weil Conjectures Alicia Lamarche -