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A Comprehensive Course in Number Theory

A Comprehensive Course in Number Theory

by Alan Baker


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ISBN-13: 9781107603790
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/23/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Alan Baker is Emeritus Professor of Pure Mathematics in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. His many distinctions include the Fields Medal (1970) and the Adams Prize (1972).

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. Divisibility; 2. Arithmetical functions; 3. Congruences; 4. Quadratic residues; 5. Quadratic forms; 6. Diophantine approximation; 7. Quadratic fields; 8. Diophantine equations; 9. Factorization and primality testing; 10. Number fields; 11. Ideals; 12. Units and ideal classes; 13. Analytic number theory; 14. On the zeros of the zeta-function; 15. On the distribution of the primes; 16. The sieve and circle methods; 17. Elliptic curves; Bibliography; Index.

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