Oppenheim Lecture 2015


Ngo Bao Chau
University of Chicago and Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics


On the average rank of elliptic curve over function field

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015, 2.00p.m.
Department of Mathematics, Seminar Room 1, Block S17 Level 4

Following ground breaking work of Bhargava and Shankar on the average rank of elliptic curves over Q, we give a proof of similar result valid over on function fields. Our proof is based on a geometric setup very similar to the fundamental lemma.


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