Special Session on Computational Arithmetic Geometry
2006 Spring Western Section Meeting
San Francisco, CA, April 29-30, 2006
Kenneth A. Ribet, University of California Berkeley email@example.com
Kristin Estella Lauter, Microsoft Corporation firstname.lastname@example.org
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AMS official schedule of talks with abstracts, affiliations, and co-authors
Schedule of talks:
Saturday morning, April 29: Heegner points, Sha, BSD
8:00am-8:30am: William McCallum 1018-11-239 Slides
Yet more nontrivial elements in Shafarevich-Tate groups of Fermat curves.
8:30am-9:00am: Byungchul Cha 1018-11-187
Vanishing of Some Cohomology Groups and Bounds for Shafarevich-Tate Groups of Elliptic Curves.
9:00am-9:30am: Samit Dasgupta 1018-11-49
Shintani zeta-functions and Gross-Stark units for totally real fields.
9:30am-10:00am: Ken McMurdy 1018-11-264 Slides
Heegner Points on $X_0(p^n)$.
10:00am-10:30am: Nils Bruin 1018-11-120
Solvability of small curves of genus 2.
10:30am-11:00am. William Stein 1018-11-77 Slides (with audio!)
SAGE -- Software for Algebra and Geometry Experimentation.
Saturday afternoon, April 29: Hilbert modular surfaces
3:00pm-3:30pm: Tonghai Yang 1018-11-87
A basic intersection problem on Hilbert modular surfaces.
3:30pm-4:00pm Lassina Dembele 1018-11-173
Examples of automorphic forms on the unitary group in three variables.
4:00pm-4:30pm Amod Agashe 1018-11-98
Rational torsion of elliptic curves and the cuspidal subgroup.
4:30pm-5:00pm: Jayce Getz 1018-11-38 Slides
Hilbert modular forms, intersection homology base change.
5:00pm-5:30pm Ken Ono 1018-11-53 Slides
Traces of singular moduli on Hilbert surfaces.
Sunday morning, April 30: Curves I
8:00am-8:30am: Kiran Kedlaya 1018-11-74 Slides
Computing zeta functions of surfaces using p-adic cohomology.
8:30am-9:00am: Jeff Achter 1018-11-247
Divisibility of function field class numbers.
9:00am-9:30am: Alina Cojucaru 1018-11-268
Frobenius fields for Drinfeld modules of rank
9:30am-10:00am: Denis Charles 1018-11-189
Some applications of the graph of supersingular elliptic curves.
10:00am-10:30am: Everett Howe 1018-11-132 Slides
Jacobians in isogeny classes of supersingular surfaces over finite fields.
10:30am-11:00am: Peter Stevenhagen 1018-14-176 Slides
Constructing elliptic curves in almost polynomial time
Sunday afternoon, April 30: Curves II
3:00pm-3:30pm: Rachel Pries 1018-11-146
The p-torsion of curves in characteristic p.
3:30pm-4:00pm: Kate Stevenson 1018-14-55
Local Galois theory in dimension two.
4:00pm-4:30pm: David Grant 1018-94-208
Number Theoretic Aspects of Space-Time Codes.
4:30pm-5:00pm: Bjorn Poonen 1018-14-165 Slides
Gonality of modular curves in characteristic p.
5:00pm-5:30pm: Jordan Ellenberg 1018-11-71
Reflection principles and l-parts of class groups.
5:30pm-6:00pm: Rene Schoof 1018-11-125
Modular curves and semistable abelian varieties over Q.