Unsolved Problems in Number Theory

Speaker: Ben Green

Date: Wed, Sep 29, 2021

Location: PIMS, University of Calgary, Zoom, Online

Conference: Louise and Richard K. Guy Lecture Series

Subject: Mathematics, Number Theory

Class: Scientific


Richard Guy's book "Unsolved Problems in Number Theory" was one of the first mathematical books I owned. I will discuss a selection of my favorite problems from the book, together with some of the progress that has been made on them in the 30 years since I acquired my copy.

Speaker Biography

Ben Green was born and grew up in Bristol, England. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and has been the Waynflete Professor of Pure Mathematics at Oxford since 2013.

About the Series

The Richard & Louise Guy Lecture Series, presented from Louise Guy to Richard in recognition of his love of mathematics and his desire to share his passion with the world, celebrates the joy of discovery and wonder in mathematics for everyone.