Number Theory (정수론)

Class Info

Class Number: Math 235002
Dates: Sep 4 2015 - Dec 7 2015
Room: NS 218
Meeting time:
Monday 10:30 - 11:45
Friday 9:00 - 10:15

Purpose: Introduction to Number Theory
Text: Peter J. Cameron, A Course on Number Theory
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Homework

The purpose of this course is to introduce basic concepts of Number Theory.

Syllabus

Week Chapters Topics
1 1 Overview
2 2 Algebraic Numbers
3 3.1-2 Finite Continued Fractions
4 3.3-4 Convergents
5 4.1-3 Infinite Continued Fractions
6 4.4-5 Approximation
7 Midterm Exam
8 5 Periodic Continued Fractions
9 6 Lagrange and Pell
10 7 Euler's Totient Function
11 8 Quadratic Residues
12 9 Sums of Squares
13 10 Quadratic Forms
14 11 Revision
15 Final Exam.

Grading

We will have a mid-term test in late October,
and a final exam in mid-December.
The grades will be accorded the following weights.
Attendance 10%
Mid-term: 40%
Final: 50%

Homework

I will assign homework each Friday for the material covered that week.
It will be due to hand in on the following Friday.
Last modified: Mon Jun 29 15:12:07 KST 2015