What is ... a modular form?

This page hosts information on Antareep Mandal's talk "What is ... a modular form?" at the "What is ...?" seminar. This talk will help you better understand the talk by Maryna Viazovska.

Where & When

  • Friday, November 4, 2016, 1.00pm @ BMS Loft at Urania

Abstract

  • We define one of the most important invariants for a lattice in the Euclidean space called its theta series and show that it belongs to an interesting class of functions called modular forms, whose symmetry and nice properties makes it possible to prove strong statements about them.
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