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Diophantine approximation (BM)

Course
2013-2014

Geometry of numbers (study of lattice points in convex bodies, Minkowski’s theorems), approximation of algebraic numbers by rational numbers, transcendence results. (See the course webpage, link below, for more information).

Number of hours/week
2
Examination
homework assignments+oral exam.
Prerequisites
Analysis and algebra up to the second year
Literature
Lecture notes will be posted on the course website
Remark 1
The basic course is for 6 ECTS points, but interested students may extend this to 8 points by studying additional literature and/or doing some extra homework.
Remark 2
This course will not be given in 2014/15.

Course webpage