NTSGrad Spring 2019/Abstracts

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This page contains the titles and abstracts for talks scheduled in the Spring 2019 semester. To go back to the main GNTS page, click here.

Jan 29

Ewan Dalby
Approximating the mean square of the product of the Riemann zeta function with Dirichlet polynomials

Understanding the asymptotics of the mean square of the product of the Riemann zeta function with Dirichlet polynomials allows one to understand the distribution of values of L-functions. I will introduce the problem and describe several results from the paper of Bettin, Chandee and Radziwill who showed how to pass the so called theta=1/2 barrier for arbitrary Dirichlet polynomials. This will be a prep talk for Thursdays seminar.