Preperiodic points for quadratic polynomials

Series: 
Algebra Seminar
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 15:05
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 005
,  
University of Georgia
Organizer: 
We use a problem in arithmetic dynamics as motivation to introduce new computational methods in algebraic number theory, as well as new techniques for studying quadratic points on algebraic curves.