18.104 Seminar in Analysis: Applications to Number Theory

Fall 2006

Graph of lattice points inside a circle.
The average number of representations of a natural number as a sum of two squares (i.e., $n=x^2+y^2$) is $\pi.$. (Image courtesy of Rose Wong.)

Course Highlights

This course features reading assignments and student projects.

Course Description

18.104 is an undergraduate level seminar for mathematics majors. Students present and discuss subject matter taken from current journals or books. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication is provided. The topics vary from year to year. The topic for this term is Applications to Number Theory.
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Dr. Dan Ciubotaru

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hour / session