UBC Number Theory Seminar: Seoyoung Kim

  • Date: 11/16/2023
  • Time: 14:00
Seoyoung Kim, University of Göttingen

University of British Columbia


Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture and Nagao's conjecture


In 1965, Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer formulated a conjecture on the Mordell-Weil rank r of elliptic curves which also implies the convergence of the Nagao-Mestre sum. We show that if the Nagao-Mestre sum converges, then the limit equals −r+1/2, and study the connections to the Riemann hypothesis for E. We also relate this to Nagao’s conjecture. Furthermore, we discuss a generalization of the above results for the Selberg classes and hence (conjecturally) for larger classes of L-functions.

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Location: ESB 4133

Time: 2pm Pacific