Download PDF by Alan Baker: A Comprehensive Course in Number Theory

By Alan Baker

ISBN-10: 110701901X

ISBN-13: 9781107019010

ISBN-10: 110760379X

ISBN-13: 9781107603790

constructed from the author's renowned textual content, A Concise creation to the idea of Numbers, this publication offers a accomplished initiation to the entire significant branches of quantity conception. starting with the rudiments of the topic, the writer proceeds to extra complex themes, together with components of cryptography and primality checking out, an account of quantity fields within the classical vein together with homes in their devices, beliefs and perfect sessions, facets of analytic quantity concept together with experiences of the Riemann zeta-function, the prime-number theorem and primes in arithmetical progressions, an outline of the Hardy-Littlewood and sieve equipment from respectively additive and multiplicative quantity idea and an exposition of the mathematics of elliptic curves. The booklet contains many labored examples, routines and extra studying. Its wider assurance and flexibility make this booklet appropriate for classes extending from the uncomplicated to starting graduate studies.

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