401-4110-19L  Modular Forms

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersÖ. Imamoglu
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 20.


401-4110-19 SModular Forms2 hrs
Wed15:15-17:00LFV E 41 »
Ö. Imamoglu

Catalogue data

AbstractThe course will cover the basic properties of the classical modular forms
ObjectiveThe aim is cover the classical theory of modular forms.
ContentBasic definitions and properties of SL(2,Z), its subgroups and modular forms for SL(2,Z). Eisenstein and Poincare series. L-functions of modular forms. Hecke operators. Theta functions. Maass forms.
LiteratureA course in Arithmetic, by J.P. Serre
Modular Forms, by T. Miyake
Introduction to elliptic curves and modular forms, by N. Koblitz
A first course in modular forms by F.Diamond and, J. Shurman
Prerequisites / NoticeFunktion theory and Algebra I & II are prerequisites.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersÖ. Imamoglu
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Places20 at the most
Beginning of registration periodRegistration possible from 17.12.2018
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is until 31.12.2018 only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMathematics BSc (404000) starting semester 05
Mathematics MSc (437000)
Applied Mathematics MSc (437100)
Mathematics (Mobility) (448000)
Waiting listuntil 15.02.2019

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