Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar Series - Allysa Lumley

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar

Guest Speaker: Allysa Lumley (Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Montréal)
Day/Date: Monday, November 18 2019
Time: 12 to 12:50 p.m.
Location: C630 University Hall


Distribution of Values of L-functions over Function Fields.


Let q be a prime power that is congruent to 1 modulo 4, and let F_q be the finite field with q elements. Let 1/2 < s < 1 be fixed. We consider D a monic square-free polynomial in F_q[T] and chi_D the Kronecker symbol associated with D. In this talk, we will discuss the distribution of large values of log L(s,chi_D) with D varying over monic square-free polynomials with degree n tending to infinity. We will highlight the expected similarities to the situation over quadratic extensions of the rational numbers as well as the surprising differences.


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Web page: http://www.cs.uleth.ca/~nathanng/ntcoseminar/


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Barb Hodgson | hodgsonb@uleth.ca | (403) 329-2470 | http://www.uleth.ca/artsci/math-computer-science/number-theory-combinatorics-seminars

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