Math 538: Algebraic Number Theory

This course is a PIMS Network Course and is also open to the public

Spring Term 2024
Lior Silberman

General Information

References

  1. Lang, Algebraic Number Theory, available from SpringerLink
  2. Neukirch, Algebraic Number Theory, available from SpringerLink
  3. [Your favorite author], Algebraic Number Theoery

Problem Sets

  1. Problem Set 1 (due 16/2/2024)
  2. Problem Set 2 (due 16/2/2024)

For your edification

Lecture-by-Lecture information

Warning: the following information is tentative and subject to change at any time

Chapter Week Date Material In-class Notes
Intro 1 W 10/1 Introduction Scan  
F 12/1 Lamé's mistake Scan  
Rings of
Integers
2 W 17/1 Algebraic integers Scan  
F 19/1 Unique Factorization Scan  
3 W 24/1 Primes in extensions Scan  
F 26/1 (continued) Scan  
Local
Fields
4 W 31/1 Absolute values Scan  
F 2/2 Completions and p Scan  
5 W 7/2 Complete fields Scan  
F 9/2 (continued) Scan  
6 W 14/2 Ramification Scan  
F 16/2 (continued) Scan  
Feb 19-23 UBC Winter break
7 W 28/2 Places of number fields    
F 1/3 (continued)    


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