Diophantine methods, lattices, and arithmetic theory of quadratic forms : international workshop, November 1318, 2011, Banff Iternational Research Station, Banff, Alberta, Canada
 Meeting
 International Workshop on Diophantine Methods, Lattices, and Arithmetic Theory of Quadratic Forms (2011 : Banff, Alta.)
 Language
 English.
 Publication
 Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, 2013.
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 ©2013
 Physical description
 xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
 Series
 Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society) v. 587.
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Contributors
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 Chan, Wai Kiu, 1967 editor of compilation.
 Fukshansky, Lenny, 1973 editor of compilation.
 SchulzePillot, Rainer editor of compilation.
 Vaaler, Jeffrey D., editor of compilation.
Contents/Summary
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 Includes bibliographical references.
 Contents

 Boris Venkov's theory of lattices and spherical designs by G. Nebe Generalized theta series and spherical designs by J. M. Cervino and G. Hein Representations of integral quadratic polynomials by W. K. Chan and B.K. Oh Dense lattices as Hermitian tensor products by R. Coulangeon and G. Nebe Small zeros of homogeneous cubic congruences by R. Dietmann Strictly regular diagonal positive definite quaternary integral quadratic forms by A. G. Earnest and J. Y. Kim Heights and quadratic forms: Cassels' theorem and its generalizations by L. Fukshansky On the positive integers $n$ satisfying the equation $F_n=x^2+ny^2$ by J. J. A. Gonzalez and F. Luca Algorithms for computing maximal lattices in bilinear (and quadratic) spaces over number fields by J. Hanke $p$ adic zeros of systems of quadratic forms by D. R. HeathBrown The number of function fields with given genus by D. Kettlestrings and J. L. Thunder Unique factorization in the theory of quadratic forms by G. T. Minton Golden lattices by G. Nebe The extremal lattice of dimension 14, level 7 and its genus by R. Scharlau Strict periodic extreme lattices by A. Schurmann Exceptional units and cyclic resultants, II by C.L. Stewart A note on generators of number fields by J. D. Vaaler and M. Widmer Voronoi's reduction theory of $GL_n$ over a totally real number field by T. Watanabe, S. Yano, and T. Hayashi Some comments about indefinite LLL by M. Watkins.
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 This volume contains the proceedings of the International Workshop on Diophantine Methods, Lattices, and Arithmetic Theory of Quadratic Forms, held November 1318, 2011, at the Banff International Research Station, Banff, Alberta, Canada. The articles in this volume cover the arithmetic theory of quadratic forms and lattices, as well as the effective Diophantine analysis with height functions. Diophantine methods with the use of heights are usually based on geometry of numbers and ideas from lattice theory. The target of these methods often lies in the realm of quadratic forms theory. There are a variety of prominent research directions that lie at the intersection of these areas, a few of them presented in this volume:* Representation problems for quadratic forms and lattices over global fields and rings, including counting representations of bounded height. * Small zeros (with respect to height) of individual linear, quadratic, and cubic forms, originating in the work of Cassels and Siegel, and related Diophantine problems with the use of heights. * Hermite's constant, geometry of numbers, explicit reduction theory of definite and indefinite quadratic forms, and various generalisations. * Extremal lattice theory and spherical designs.
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 2013
 Copyright date
 2013
 Responsibility
 Wai Kiu Chan, Lenny Fukshansky, Rainer SchulzePillot, Jeffrey D. Vaaler, editors.
 Series
 Contemporary mathematics ; v. 587
 Note
 Proceedings of the International Workshop on Diophantine Methods, Lattices, and Arithmetic Theory of Quadratic Forms, held at the Banff International Research Station, Canada, November 1318, 2011.
 ISBN
 9780821883181 (alk. paper)
 0821883186 (alk. paper)