Curves over finite fields
Student No.:50
Time:Tue/Thu 10:10-12:00, 2016-09-20~ 2016-11-17 (No classes on public holidays)
Instructor:Gerard van der Geer  [University of Amsterdam]
Place:Conference Room 1, floor 1, Jin Chun Yuan West Building
Starting Date:2016-9-20
Ending Date:2016-11-17






We shall treat the basic theory of curves over finite fields.

Topics include zetafunction, Hasse-Weil and its improvements, maximal and optimal curves, curves with many points, asymptotics, towers, modular curves, relation with coding theory.






Some knowledge of algebraic curves and/or algebraic geometry