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Number Theory I

A grid with rectangles plotted at various points.

The Gaussian primes with real and imaginary part at most seven, showing portions of the Gaussian moat of width 2 separating the origin from infinity. (Public domain image by David Eppstein, via Wikimedia Commons.)


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Fall 2015



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Course Description

This is the first semester of a one year graduate course in number theory covering standard topics in algebraic and analytic number theory. At various points in the course, we will make reference to material from other branches of mathematics, including topology, complex analysis, representation theory, and algebraic geometry.

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Andrew Sutherland. 18.785 Number Theory I. Fall 2015. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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