Estimates for multiplicative character sums

Speaker: 

Bryce Kerr

Affiliation: 

University of New South Wales

Date: 

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Venue: 

RC-4082, The Red Centre, UNSW

Abstract: 

This talk concerns some recent results joint with Igor Shparlinski and Kam Hung Yau regarding estimates for multiplicative character sums modulo a prime number. We review the Burgess bound for such sums and show how to obtain a logarithmic improvement using estimates from sieve theory.

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