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12:15 pm

An Introduction to the Sato-Tate Conjecture (Edray Goins, Pomona College)

October 2, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:10 pm
Millikan 2099, Pomona College, 610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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In 1846, Ernst Eduard Kummer conjectured a distribution of values of a cubic Gauss sum after computing a few values by hand.  This was forgotten about for nearly 100 years until John von Neumann and Herman Goldstine attempted to verify the conjecture as a way to test the new ENIAC machine in 1953.  They found […]

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