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Number theory

Course Code :1000WETGTT
Study domain:Mathematics
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:60
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Karim Johannes Becher

3. Course contents *

  • Reminder modular calculus, Chinese Remainder Theorem
  • Functions from elementary number theory, Euler function
  • Rings of algebraic integers in a number field, Relation to diophantine equations, Examples
  • Dedekind domains, integral extensions, discriminant
  • Finiteness of the ideal class group. Minkowski bound
  • Quadratic Reciprocity Law
  • Distributions of prime numbers, Dirichlet's Theorem on primes in an arithmetic progression