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Arithmetic Statistics April 11, 2011 - April 15, 2011
Registration Deadline: April 11, 2011 over 3 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: January 11, 2011 almost 4 years ago
Parent Program: Arithmetic Statistics
Organizers Brian Conrey (American Institute of Mathematics), Barry Mazur (Harvard University), and Michael Rubinstein* (University of Waterloo)
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Description

Our workshop will highlight some work relevant to or carried out during our program at the MSRI, including statistical results about ranks for elliptic curves, zeros of L-functions, curves over finite fields, as well as algorithms for L-functions, point counting, and automorphic forms.


Accommodation

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Please mention MSRI and the workshop name when making reservations via phone, fax or e-mail. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to Hotel Durant website, choose your dates of stay and enter the "1104MSRIAR" promo code in the box. The cut-off date for reservations is March 4, 2011. The rate is $110 per night plus tax.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Rose Garden Inn. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show MSRI rate on all room types available.
The cut-off date for reservations is February 21, 2011.

New, completely renovated Hotel Shattuck Plaza has rooms available for you!
MSRI’s preferred rate is $131. Guests can either call the hotel’s main line, 510-845-7300, and ask for the MSRI rate or go to http://www.hotelshattuckplaza.com, click on "Corporate Rates" in the reservation screen and type the code msri10.

 

 

 

 

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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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MSRI has preferred rates at the Rose Garden Inn, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show the MSRI rate on all room types available.

MSRI has preferred rates at the Hotel Durant. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-238-7268. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and enter the promo/corporate code 123MSRI. Our preferred rate is $139 per night for a Deluxe Queen/King, based on availability.

MSRI has preferred rates of $149 - $189 plus tax at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, depending on room availability. Guests can either call the hotel's main line at 510-845-7300 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. discount; or go to www.hotelshattuckplaza.com and click Book Now. Once on the reservation page, click “Promo/Corporate Code“ and input the code: msri.

MSRI has preferred rates of $110 - $140 at the Berkeley Lab Guest House, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-495-8000 or directly on their website. Select “I am an individual traveler affiliated with MSRI”.

Additional lodging options may be found on our short term housing page.

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Schedule
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Apr 11, 2011
Monday
09:25 AM - 09:40 AM
  Welcome
09:40 AM - 10:30 AM
  The Riemann Hypothesis is more likely to be true than not!
Henryk Iwaniec
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
  Tea
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
  Point count statistics for families of curves over finite fields
Par Kurlberg
12:00 PM - 02:10 PM
  Lunch
02:10 PM - 03:00 PM
  A positive proportion of plane cubics fail the Hasse principle
Manjul Bhargava
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  Images of Galois representations associated to elliptic curves
Nathan Jones
04:20 PM - 06:00 PM
  Reception
Apr 12, 2011
Tuesday
09:40 AM - 10:30 AM
  Almost all reductions of a generic Drinfeld module have a large exponent
Alina Cojocaru
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
  Tea
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
  Large values of the zeta function and disordered landscapes
Jon Keating
12:00 PM - 02:10 PM
  Lunch
02:10 PM - 03:00 PM
  Paramodular forms and Böcherer's Conjecture
Gonzalo Tornaría
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
Apr 13, 2011
Wednesday
09:40 AM - 10:30 AM
  Disparity in the statistics for quadratic twist families of elliptic curves
Barry Mazur (Harvard University)
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
  Tea
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
  Fast methods to compute the Riemann zeta function
Ghaith Hiary
Apr 14, 2011
Thursday
09:40 AM - 10:30 AM
  Towards an arithmetic theory of Jacobi forms over number fields
Nils-Peter Skoruppa
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
  Tea
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
  Elliptic curves with a 7-isogeny, and a recalcitrant genus 12 curve
Alice Silverberg (University of California, Irvine)
12:00 PM - 02:10 PM
  Lunch
02:10 PM - 03:00 PM
  Powers as values of polynomials
David (Roger) Heath-Brown (University of Oxford)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
Apr 15, 2011
Friday
09:40 AM - 10:30 AM
  Bounding Average Ranks of Elliptic Curves in Families
Wei Ho (University of Michigan)
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
  Tea
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
  Maass forms and class groups
Andrew Booker
12:00 PM - 02:10 PM
  Lunch
02:10 PM - 03:00 PM
  Computing Zeta Functions of Curves with Automorphisms
Kiran Kedlaya (University of California, San Diego)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea