Evan Dummit's Lectures Page

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This page contains copies of lecture notes for talks I have given.

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Several of these talks were given with slight modifications in other locations, so not every conference talk or invited lecture I have given is listed here.

- REU Summary, Jul 2009: A Conjecture of Evans on Sums of Kloosterman Sums (20mins).
- UW-Madison NTS, Oct 2009: Congruence Zeta Functions.
- UW-Madison NTS, Jan 2010: Prep: Zeroes of Zeta Functions in Hyperelliptic Families over Finite Fields. (60mins)
- UW-Madison NTS, Dec 2010: Prep: p-adic Hecke Operators (30mins).
- UW-Madison NTS, Feb 2011: An Introduction to Stark's Conjecture (60mins).
- UW-Madison NTS, Oct 2011: Prep: A Crash Course in Central Simple Algebras (60mins).
- UW-Madison NTS, Jan 2012: Kakeya Sets over Non-Archimedean Local Rings (60mins).
- Quebec-Maine NTC, Oct 2012: Kakeya Sets over Non-Archimedean Local Rings (20mins).
- Midwest NTGC, Oct 2012: Kakeya Sets over Non-Archimedean Local Rings (20mins).
- UW-Madison NTS, Oct 2012: A Whirlwind Tour of Elliptic Curves (60mins).
- UW-Madison NTS, Nov 2012 An Introduction to Modular Symbols (60mins).
- UW-Madison NTS, Apr 2013: Prep: Hyperelliptic Curves and the 2-Selmer Group (60mins).
- UW-Madison NTS, Sep 2013: Prep: Artin L-functions and Arithmetic Equivalence (60mins).
- Joint Math Meetings, Jan 2014: Counting Number Fields (10mins).
- PhD Thesis Defense, Aug 2014: Counting Number Field Extensions of Given Degree, Bounded Discriminant, and Specified Galois Closure (50mins).
- Upstate NTC, Apr 2015: Counting Number Field Extensions (20mins).
- Upstate NTC, Apr 2016: Characterizations of Quadratic, Cubic, and Quartic Residue Matrices (20mins).
- Joint Math Meetings, Jan 2017: Characterizations of Quadratic, Cubic, and Quartic Residue Matrices (10mins).
- Quebec-Vermont NTS, Feb 2017: Counting Number Fields by (Rho)-Discriminant (90mins).
- University of Vermont Colloquium, Mar 2017: Lines, Points, and Dimensions: A Tour of the Kakeya Problem in Algebra and Analysis (60mins).
- ASU Postdoc Seminar, Sep 2017: The Kakeya Problem in Algebra and Analysis (50mins).
- ASU HS Math Circle, Nov 2017: The Kakeya Problem (30mins).

- SUMS (Univ. of Rochester), Feb 2016: A Tour of Classical and Modern Cryptography. (60mins)