Student Seminar: Number Theory and Automorphic Forms

Organizers: Lior Silberman, Julia Gordon

Contact: lior @ MATX 1112 604-827-3031

Fall 2023: Modular Forms

This will be an introductory course in modular forms.


Section references are to [1] unless noted otherwise.

Meeting Title Speaker Material Notes
0. 8/9 Organization n/a n/a  
1. 15/9 Introduction Lior Silberman   notes
2. 22/9 Riemann surfaces Simone Maletto [2] Ch. 1 Also [1] Ch. 2
3. 29/9 Modular forms Shubhrajit Bhattacharya [1] Ch. 1 Also [2] Ch. 2 & 4
4. 6/10 Interlude: some algebraic geometry/TD> Souptik Mudi    
5. 13/10 Hecke operators/TD> Tam Nguyen    


Topics Author(s) Title Data
[1] Diamond & Shurman A First Couse in Modular Forms Springer, 2005
[2] Miyake Modular Forms Springer, 1989

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