Class Numbers and Its Applications

  • 王 崇亘

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Abstract

In this thesis I will introduce what are ideal class groups and class numbers of a number field which are used by Kummer to solve part of Fermat’s Last Theorem Also I will introduce some of their properties and a method called Minkowski’s bound to calculate the class numbers Then I will give three applications of class numbers
Date of Award2018 Jul 17
LanguageEnglish
SupervisorPo-Yi Huang (Supervisor)

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Class Numbers and Its Applications
崇亘, 王. (Author). 2018 Jul 17

Student thesis: Master's Thesis