• Speaker: Prof Wadim Zudilin, CARMA, The University of Newcastle
  • Title: Odds of Riemann's zeta function
  • Location: Room V129, Mathematics Building (Callaghan Campus) The University of Newcastle
  • Time and Date: 4:00 pm, Thu, 4th Aug 2011
  • Abstract:

    In my talk I will try to overview ideas behind (still recent) achievements on arithmetic properties of numbers $\zeta(s)=\sum_{n=1}^\infty n^{-s}$ for integral $s\ge2$, with more emphasis on odd $s$. The basic ingredients of proofs are generalized hypergeometric functions and linear independence criteria. I will also address some "most recent" results and observations in the subject, as well as connections with other problems in number theory.

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