Workshop on Number Theory and its Applications
in Memory of Alf van der Poorten

19-20 March, 2012

Department of Computing, Macquarie University

This workshop is planned as a follow-up event after the
International Number Theory Conference in Memory of Alf van der Poorten, 12-16 March, 2012, University of Newcastle.
We plan to have more contributed talks and plenty of time for discussions.


Building E6A, Room 357, Macquarie University


Monday, 19 March

9:20-9:50 Morning coffee
9:50-10:50 Richard Brent (ANU): On the sign of the real part of the Riemann zeta function
10:50-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:20 David Harvey (UNSW): Algorithms for Wilson primes
12:20-2:20 Lunch break
2:20-3:20 Jean-Marc Deshouillers (Universite de Bordeaux): Automatic approach to a Diophantine question
3:20-3:50 Coffee break
3:50-4:50 Wolfgang Steiner (CNRS and Macquarie University): Patterns in rational base number systems

Tuesday, 20 March

9:20-9:50 Morning coffee
9:50-10:50 William Chen (Macquarie University): Old and new problems and results in discrepancy theory
10:50-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:20 Carl Pomerance (Dartmouth College): Balanced subgroups
12:20-2:20 Lunch break
2:20-3:20 Wang Yingnan (University of Hong Kong): Quantitative analysis of the Satake parameters of GL2 representations with prescribed local representations
3:20-3:50 Coffee break
3:50-4:50 Arsen Elkin (University of Warwick): De Rham Cohomology of Artin-Schreier Jacobians

There is no registration fee, everyone is welcome to attend.
However, to attend please register here

Abstracts of talks are available from here

For further information email Igor Shparlinski

Supported by the Special Research Fund and by the Department of Computing of Macquarie University