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Distribution of rational points and applications


Thursday, 26 September 2019 to Friday, 22 May 2020
Total hours: 30
Hours of lectures: 30

Examination procedure

  • Report or seminar


No special prerequisites.

Addressed to students from IV year onwards


Distribution of rational points on curves and surfaces and applications to the context of conjectures of Zilber-Pink di Zilber-Pink


Educational Goals: 

to give basic material important for the recent solutions of problems like the Andre'-oort conjecture.

Bibliographical references

U. Zannier, Some problems of Unlikely Intersections, Princeton Univ. Press, Annals of Math. Studies, 2011.

Other references will be given during the seminars.