Artin's conjecture on p-adic forms

18 November 2013
17:00
Jan Dumke
Abstract
In the 1930's E. Artin conjectured that a form over a p-adic field of degree d has a non-trivial zero whenever n>d^2. In this talk we will discuss this relatively old conjecture, focusing on recent developments concerning quartic and quintic forms.
  • Junior Number Theory Seminar