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SECANTS

South of England Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory Seminars

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Thirteenth Meeting

Saturday 11 December 1999

Nottingham

The meeting will take place in the Mathematics and Physics
Building in the School of
Mathematical Sciences,
University of Nottingham. See this link for information on how
to get there by car or public transport.
There will be notices at the main entrance to the building
showing where to go: level C is the 3rd floor. The programme is
as follows:
- 11.00-11.30
Arrival and Coffee (Room C10)

- 11.30-12.10
James McKee (Oxford)
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The probability that the number
of points on an elliptic curve over a finite field
is prime
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- 12.10-13.00
Alan Lauder (Oxford)
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Decomposing polytopes and polynomials
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- 13.00-14.30
Lunch in local pub

- 14.30-15.20
Neil Dummigan (Oxford)
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Some evidence for the Bloch-Kato conjecture at critical points
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- 15.20-16.00
Nigel Smart (Hewlett-Packard, Bristol)
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Lattice Attacks on Digital Signature Algorithms
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- 16.00-16.30
Tea and Departure

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