Conference on

Algorithmic Number Theory

Turku, May 8–11, 2007

Program

The conference begins at tuesday morning and ends at friday noon and is located in auditorium at Quantum, the building of physics department at University of Turku.

tuesday wednesday thursday friday

program as pdf

Tuesday (8.5.)

9.00 – 10.00
Registration and coffee
10.00 – 11.00
Alf van der Poorten:
Hyperelliptic curves, continued fractions, and Somos sequences
11.00 – 11.30
Chris Smyth:
Finding maximal torsion cosets on varieties
11.30 – 12.00
Nadya Markin:
Galois Groups with Minimal Ramification
12.00 – 14.00
LUNCH
14.00 – 15.00
Tanja Lange:
Fast scalar multiplication on elliptic curves
15.00 – 15.30
Coffee
15.30 – 16.00
Richard Pinch:
The Carmichael numbers up to 1021
16.00 – 16.45
Katherine Stange:
Elliptic nets and points on elliptic curves

Wednesday (9.5.)

9.00 – 10.00
Henri Cohen:
On the generalized Fermat equation axp+byp+czp=0
10.00 – 10.30
Tuomas Hakkarainen:
On the computation of the class numbers of real abelian fields
10.30 – 11.00
Coffee
11.00 – 12.00
Eric Bach:
Sums Over Primes
12.00 – 14.00
LUNCH
14.00 – 15.00
Pär Kurlberg:
Lower bounds on the period of some pseudorandom number generators
15.00 – 15.30
Coffee
15.30 – 16.00
Anne-Maria Ernvall-Hytönen:
Some topics concerning the RSA system with key splitting
16.00 – 16.30
Willemien Ekkelkamp:
The role of semismooth numbers in factoring large numbers

Thursday (10.5.)

9.00 – 10.00
Nitin Saxena:
Primality Testing
10.00 – 10.30
Mika Hirvensalo:
How to Compute the First Digit of Fibonacci Numbers in Polynomial Time
10.30 – 11.00
Coffee
11.00 – 12.00
Joachim von zur Gathen:
Fast arithmetic: tiger in your tank
12.00 – 14.00
LUNCH
14.00 – 15.00
Paul Zimmermann:
How Fast Can We Multiply Over GF(2)[x]?
Time announced later
Conference dinner

Friday (11.5.)

9.00 – 10.00
Yuri Matiyasevich:
Riemann's zeta function: Some Computations and Conjectures
10.00 – 10.30
Richard Pinch:
Absolute quadratic pseudoprimes
10.30 – 11.00
Coffee
11.00 – 12.00
Tanguy Rivoal:
Multiple hypergeometric series and linear forms in multiple zeta values
12.00 – 14.00
LUNCH