Ranks of elliptic curves

Speaker: 
Brian Conrey
Date: 
Wed, Jun 1, 2011
Location: 
PIMS, University of Calgary
Conference: 
Analytic Aspects of L-functions and Applications to Number Theory
CRG: 
L-functions and Number Theory (2010-2013)
Abstract: 
We show how to use conjectures for moments of L-functions to get insight into the frequency of rank 2 elliptic curves within a family of quadratic twists.