10 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: MAS114, MAS332

Aims/Description: The module will discuss the distribution of prime numbers (Bertrand's Postulate, prime counting function, the statement of the Prime Number Theorem and some of its consequences), basic properties of the Riemann zeta function, and Euler products of L-series. A big chunk of the module will be dedicated to Dirichlet's Theorem on primes in arithmetic progressions and it's proof.

Staff Contact: BERGER TOBIAS T
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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