09/19/16

Introduction to Zhang’s Bounded Prime Gaps Proof
Jack Dalton
In this first talk, I’ll give some initial comments on bounded prime gaps, define some fun functions, and (time permitted) give an overview of the proof’s technique.

Elliptic Curves
Garvin Gaston
An introduction to the arithmetic and geometry of elliptic curves, elliptic curves over C, and some discussion of how elliptic curves are being used in cryptography.