CECM Colloquium

Wednesday March 21, 2001 From 3:30 - 4:30 in K9509, SFU

Imin Chen, Simon Fraser University

Talks on

Bounding torsion subgroups of elliptic curves

Abstract: The rational points of an elliptic curve form a finitely-generated abelian group. I will discuss some of the techniques used to bound possible the torsion subgroups which arise as well as some related questions which are still unresolved.