Archive for November, 2010

IV.4 Algebraic Geometry by Janos Kollar, Curves, Surfaces, Threefolds and Singularities and Their Resolutions: Page 367.

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Algebraic Geometry by Janos Kollar.

Curves, Surfaces, Threefolds.

Singularities and Their Resolutions.

IV.4 Algebraic Geometry by Janos Kollar, Snapshots of Polynomials, Bezout’s Theorem and Intersection Theory and Varieties, Schemes, Orbifolds and Stacks: Pages 365 – 367.

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Algebraic Geometry by Janos Kollar.

Snapshots of Polynomials.

Hilbert’s Nullstellensatz.

Arithmetic Nullstellensatz.

Bezout’s Theorem and Intersection Theory.

Varieties, Schemes, Orbifolds and Stacks.

“The study of stacks is strongly recommended to people who would have been flagellants in earlier times.”  Now this is weird.  Wikipedia says “Flagellants are practitioners of an extreme form of mortification of their own flesh by whipping it with various instruments.”.

IV.4 Algebraic Geometry by Janos Kollar, Most Shapes are Algebraic and Codes and Finite Geometries: Page 364.

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Algebraic Geometry by Janos Kollar.

Most Shapes are Algebraic.

Codes and Finite Geometries.

IV.4 Algebraic Geometry by Janos Kollar, Introduction and Polynomials and Their Geometry: Page 363.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Algebraic Geometry by Janos Kollar.

Introduction.

Polynomials and Their Geometry.

IV.3 Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance, The Riemann Hypothesis and the Distribution of Primes and Diophantine Equations and the ABC Conjecture: Pages 356 – 362.

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance.

The Riemann Hypothesis and the Distribution of Primes.

Diophantine Equations and the ABC Conjecture.

IV.3 Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance, The Riemann Hypothesis and the Distribution of Primes: Page 356.

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance.

The Riemann Hypothesis and the Distribution of Primes.

IV.3 Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance, Factoring Composite Numbers: Pages 353 – 356.

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance.

Factoring Composite Numbers.

IV.3 Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance, Distinguishing Prime Numbers from Composite Numbers: Pages 349 – 353.

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance. Distinguishing Prime Numbers from Composite Numbers.

IV.3 Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance, Introduction and Distinguishing Prime Numbers from Composite Numbers: Pages 348 – 349.

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Computational Number Theory by Carl Pomerance.

Introduction.

Distinguishing Prime Numbers from Composite Numbers.

IV.2 Analytic Number Theory by Andrew Granville, The Circle Method, More L-Functions, Conclusion: Pages 346 – 348.

Friday, November 12th, 2010

IV.2 Analytic Number Theory by Andrew Granville.

The Circle Method.

More L-Functions.

Conclusion.

Titchmarsh, E. C. The Theory of the Riemann Zeta-Function, 2nd edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press.