Department of Mathematics

April 2-3, 2005

All talks will take place in **Blocker 158**. See **campus map**.

8:15-9:00 | Coffee/Tea/Pastries | ||

9:00-9:50 |
Alf van der PoortenBrown University & CeNTRe, Sydney |
Somos sequences | |

10:00-10:20 | Jeff VaalerUniversity of Texas |
Counting algebraic points of low height and fixed degree | |

10:25-10:45 | Ling LongIowa State University |
A short proof of Milne's formulae for sums of integer squares | |

10:50-11:10 | Jayce GetzUniversity of Wisconsin |
Intersection numbers of Hecke correspondences | |

11:15-11:35 | Ze-Li DouTexas Christian University |
Period relations of automorphic forms | |

11:35-1:00 | Lunch | ||

1:00-1:50 |
Doug HensleyTexas A&M University |
Revisiting the Hurwitz complex continued fraction | |

2:00-2:20 | William BanksUniversity of Missouri |
On values taken by the largest prime factor of shifted primes | |

2:25-2:45 | Chris RasmussenRice University |
On the torsion of Jacobian varieties of X(p^n) | |

2:50-3:10 | Paul JenkinsUniversity of Wisconsin |
Borcherds products and p-adic properties of singular moduli | |

3:10-3:50 | Coffee/Tea | ||

3:50-4:10 | Bogdan PetrenkoTexas A&M University |
On pairs of matrices that generate matrix rings | |

4:15-4:35 | Sungkon ChangUniversity of Georgia |
On the arithmetic of twists of Jacobian varieties | |

4:40-5:00 | Lenny FukshanskyTexas A&M University |
Effective decompositions of quadratic spaces |

8:15-9:00 | Coffee/Tea/Pastries | ||

9:00-9:50 |
Pierre DebesUniversité de Lille |
Inverse Galois theory and profinite arithmetic geometry | |

10:00-10:20 | Gergely HarcosUniversity of Texas |
A Burgess-like subconvex bound for twisted L-functions | |

10:25-10:45 | Igor ShparlinskiMacquarie University |
Pseudoprimes in nonlinear sequences | |

10:50-11:10 | Marius SomodiUniversity of Northern Iowa |
Wild sets for rational self-equivalences | |

11:15-11:35 | Ian ConnellMcGill University |
Apecs8 | |

11:35-1:00 | Lunch | ||

1:00-1:50 |
Joseph SilvermanBrown University |
Divisibility sequences and algebraic groups | |

2:00-2:20 | Kathrin BringmannUniversity of Wisconsin |
Traces of singular moduli on Hilbert modular surfaces | |

2:25-2:45 | Florian LucaUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México |
Diophantine m-tuples | |

2:50-3:10 | Ahmad El-GuindyTexas A&M University |
Galois actions on Weierstrass points of X_0(p) | |

Last modified on March 29, 2005