Rice University Department of Mathematics Colloquium

Diophantine equations: use and misuse

4:00 pm Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
Tim Browning (University of Bristol)

Abstract: Integer solutions to polynomial equations have been studied since antiquity. In this talk I will discuss some of the surprising contexts that these equations arise, such as to quantum computing, before describing some recent work specific to cubic equations.

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