Analytic Number Theory

Boston College, Spring 2013

The aim of this course is to learn some of the useful techniques of analytic number theory. We will do this by considering their application classical problems such as the distribution of prime numbers and counting the number of integer solution to Diophantine equations. In particular some of the topics we will cover are


The course is intended for graduate students; interested undergraduate students are also welcome.
I will assume knowledge of basic courses in complex analysis, linear algebra, and group theory.



MWF 1-2
Room: Stokes 101N


There will be periodic homework assignments posted here.


  1. Assignment 1, due date: Feb. 8, 2013.
  2. Assignment 2, due date: Feb. 22, 2013.
  3. Assignment 3, due date: March. 15, 2013.
  4. Assignment 4, due date: Apr. 5, 2013.
  5. Assignment 5, due date: May. 1, 2013.

  6. Contact me at:, Office : Carney 268, tel: (617) 552-6588

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