Prime Tuples in Function Fields

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Prime Tuples in Function Fields

How many prime numbers are there? How are they distributed among other numbers? These are questions that have intrigued mathematicians since ancient times. However, many questions in this area have remained unsolved, and seemingly unsolvable in the forseeable future.

In this snapshot, we will discuss one such problem, the Twin Prime Conjecture, and a quantitative version of it known as the Hardy–Littlewood Conjecture. We will also see that these and other questions about prime numbers can be extended to questions about function fields, and discuss recent progress which has been made to answer them in this context. 

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Sujet mathématique

Algèbre et théorie des nombres

Auteur(s)

Lior Bary-Soroker
Senior Editor:
Carla Cederbaum

Licence

DOI

10.14760/SNAP-2016-010-EN

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Sujet mathématique

Algèbre et théorie des nombres
Analyse
Pédagogie et éducation
Mathématiques discrètes et fondements des mathématiques
Géométrie et Topologie
Calcul numérique et calcul scientifique
Théorie des probabilités et statistique

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Chimie et sciences de la terre
Informatique
Ingénierie et technologie
Finances
Humanités et sciences sociales
Sciences de la vie
Physique
Pensées mathématiques

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