Incomplete Gauss sums modulo primes

Speaker: 

Bryce Kerr

Affiliation: 

UNSW

Date: 

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 3:00pm

Venue: 

RC-4082, The Red Centre, UNSW

Abstract: 

This talk concerns some recent results of the author about incomplete Gauss sums modulo primes. We outline the methods used for obtaining new quantitative bounds and discuss how these results fit in the context of Waring's problem.

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