On the number of rational points on algebraic curves over finite fields

Speaker: Prof Gary McGuire (Sch. Math Sc., UCD)

Time: 4:00PM
Date: Mon 21st March 2011

Location: Mathematical Sciences Seminar Room

We will give an introduction to the subject of algebraic curves over finite fields, and discuss some classes of curves and connections to coding theory.

(This talk is part of the Algebra/Claude Shannon Institute series.)