Università degli Studi di Padova

“Reciprocity Laws”

Wednesday 19 April 2023 h. 14:30 - Room 2BC30 - Eduardo Rocha Walchek (Padova, Dip. Mat.)


In this seminar, we give an introduction to reciprocity laws in number theory, since its origins in solving quadratic equations over finite fields to how it evolved — like ever more complex variations on the original theme — to the almost unrecognizable, yet still somehow related, modern explicit reciprocity laws. Our focus will be on the succession of the many results tied by this same name, introducing the relevant concepts and ideas along the way.

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