Our aim is to give an introduction to the riemann hypothesis and a panoramic view of the world of zeta and lfunctions. Trolling euclid an irreverent guide to nine of mathematics. In mathematics, the birch and swinnertondyer conjecture describes the set of rational solutions to equations defining an elliptic curve. On the conjecture of birch and swinnertondyer for an elliptic curve of rank 3. These notes were written from a series of lectures given in march 2010 at the universidad complutense of madrid and then in barcelona for the centennial anniversary of the spanish mathematical society rsme. The conjecture was chosen as one of the seven millennium prize problems listed by the clay mathematics institute, which has. It is an open problem in the field of number theory and is widely recognized as one of the most challenging mathematical problems.
Nb that the reciprocal of the lfunction is from some points of view a more natural object of study. Bsd cconjecture, regulators and special values of lfunctions pdf. The birch and swinnertondyer conjecture is a conjecture about the form. The birch and swinnertondyer conjecture clay mathematics institute. Il rango di eq e uguale allordine di annullamento di leq. The birch and swinnertondyer conjecture has been proved only in special cases. Base change and the birch and swinnertondyer conjecture virdol, cristian, functiones et approximatio commentarii mathematici, 2012. Mathematicians have always been fascinated by the problem of describing all solutions in whole numbers x,y,z to. Q, in other words for rational points on the curve. Birch and swinnertondyer conjecture clay mathematics institute. Near x 0 the first two terms in 5 become infinite, but we can combine them. Numerical evidence for the equivariant birch and swinnertondyer conjecture bley, werner, experimental mathematics, 2011.1129 829 268 1520 952 99 1120 1283 596 1664 112 1365 678 66 1364 1210 858 395 218 34 684 746 221 1147 411 840 519 1594 314 1374 1183 793 1488 1146 727 709 957 1188 1285 790 504 1244 1188 1354 321 601 843