UM Math Graduate Students Seminar

Dr. Alexander Dvorsky
University of Miami

will present

Is exp(pi * sqrt (163)) odd or even?

Friday, April 12, 2013, 3:45pm
Ungar Building Room 402

Abstract:In fact, the number from the title is not an integer, but it is amazingly (up to twelve digits) close to being one, and the reasons for it are not so apparent. We will look deeper into this "coincidence", and will briefly discuss how different areas of mathematics (complex analysis, elliptic curves, number theory) are needed to fully understand it.

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