Sieving in Orbits
Speaker: Alex Kontorovitch, Stony Brook
Location: Warren Weaver Hall 1302
Date: Monday, March 28, 2011, 3:45 p.m.
We will discuss recent progress on the Affine Sieve, which aims to find primes or almost‐primes in sets of integers generated by group actions. Topics include expanders, hyperbolic manifolds, the Apollonian gasket, prime entries in matrix groups, and Soddy's spheres.