Cubic polynomials represented by norm forms

11 November 2013
Alastair Irving
I will describe how a sieve method can be used to establish the Hasse principle for the variety $$f(t)=N(x_1,\ldots,x_k),$$ where $f$ is an irreducible cubic and $N$ is a norm form for a number field satisfying certain hypotheses.
  • Junior Number Theory Seminar