Ranks of elliptic curves

Speaker: Brian Conrey

Date: Thu, Jun 2, 2011

Location: PIMS, University of Calgary

Conference: Analytic Aspects of L-functions and Applications to Number Theory

Subject: Mathematics, Number Theory

Class: Scientific

CRG: L-functions and Number Theory


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.