Oppenheim Lecture 2018

 

Jean-Pierre Serre
Coll├Ęge de France

 

Number of points modulo p when p tends to infinity

Friday, 22 June 2018, 2.00p.m to 3.30p.m.
Department of Mathematics, Seminar Room 1, Block S17 Level 4

One of the most interesting questions on a system of polynomial equations over Z is the behaviour of the number of  its solutions (mod p), viewed as a function of p. We shall discuss several aspects of this problem, and of its relations with linear groups (finite as well as infinite).