### Student Algebra-Number Theory Archives for Fall 2013 to Spring 2014

#### organizational meeting

When: Tue, September 24, 2013 - 1:00pm

Where: TBD

Speaker: organizational meeting () -

#### Organizational meeting

When: Tue, October 1, 2013 - 1:00pm

Where: ENGR 1110

Speaker: organizational meeting () -

#### When does p = xx + nyy?, part 1

When: Tue, October 8, 2013 - 1:00pm

Where: ENGR 1110

Speaker: Adam Lizzi (UMD) -

#### When does p = xx + nyy?, part 2

When: Tue, October 15, 2013 - 1:00pm

Where: ENGR 1110

Speaker: Adam Lizzi (UMD) -

#### When does p = xx + nyy?, part 3 (conclusion)

When: Tue, October 22, 2013 - 1:00pm

Where: ENGR 1110

Speaker: Adam Lizzi (UMD) -

#### Refined Iwasawa theory and Alexander polynomials

When: Tue, November 19, 2013 - 1:00pm

Where: Math 3206

Speaker: Jonathan Huang (UMD) -

#### A Primer on Essential Dimension

When: Tue, November 26, 2013 - 1:00pm

Where: Math 3206

Speaker: Rebecca Black (UMD) -

#### Classifying Quadratic Forms

When: Tue, December 10, 2013 - 1:00pm

Where: Math3206

Speaker: Jon Cohen (UMCP) -

Abstract: I'll go through some aspects/details of classification of quadratic forms, as covered in Serre's "Course in Arithmetic."

#### Organizational meeting, plus the solution to Silverman 5.10f

When: Tue, February 4, 2014 - 1:00pm

Where: MATH 2300

Speaker: Adam Lizzi (UMD) -

#### Are all completions of Q created equal?

When: Tue, February 11, 2014 - 1:00pm

Where: MATH 2300

Speaker: Adam Lizzi (UMD) -

#### A Generalization of Euler's Function

When: Tue, February 18, 2014 - 1:00pm

Where: MATH 2300

Speaker: Jon Cohen (UMD) -

#### Some Ideas on Unitarity of Representations

When: Tue, February 25, 2014 - 1:00pm

Where: MATH 2300

Speaker: Jonathan Fernandes (UMD) -

#### The functor of points of the projective line

When: Tue, March 11, 2014 - 1:00pm

Where: Math 2300

Speaker: Rebecca Black (UMD) -

#### Counting quadratic fields, and related stories

When: Tue, April 1, 2014 - 1:00pm

Where: MATH 2300

Speaker: Adam Lizzi (UMD) -

#### The large sieve and the closed point sieve

When: Tue, April 15, 2014 - 1:00pm

Where: MATH 2300

Speaker: Adam Lizzi (UMD) -

#### The closed point sieve, part 2: Smoothness of plane curves

When: Tue, April 22, 2014 - 1:00pm

Where: MATH 2300

Speaker: Adam Lizzi (UMD) -

#### Geometric Methods in Representation Theory

When: Tue, May 6, 2014 - 1:00pm

Where: MATH 2300

Speaker: Swarnava Mukhopadhyay (UMD) -