Abelian and nonabelian Chabauty: reading course

This is the home page for a reading course to be held at UC San Diego during the fall 2019 and winter 2020 quarters, in preparation for the 2020 Arizona Winter School. The topic is the abelian (Chabauty-Coleman) and nonabelian (Chabauty-Kim, Balakrishnan-Dogra) methods for rigorously finding all rational points on suitable curves over number fields.

The seminar will meet Fridays 10:30-12:00 in APM 5829, starting October 11. The deadline to apply for AWS funding is November 8.

Possible additional topics and suggested readings:

For additional suggestions, see the web page of the Emory NACHOS seminar.