**Topics in the Theory of Quadratic Residues**

by Steve Wright

**Publisher**: arXiv 2014**Number of pages**: 160

**Description**:

Beginning with the fundamental contributions of Gauss, the study of quadratic residues and nonresidues has subsequently led directly to many of the key ideas and techniques that are used everywhere in number theory today, and the primary goal of these lectures is to use this study as a window through which to view the development of some of those ideas and techniques.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(960KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Introduction to Shimura Varieties**

by

**J.S. Milne**

This is an introduction to the theory of Shimura varieties, or, in other words, to the arithmetic theory of automorphic functions and holomorphic automorphic forms. Because of their brevity, many proofs have been omitted or only sketched.

(

**4780**views)

**The Smarandache Function**

by

**C. Dumitrescu, V. Seleacu**-

**Erhus University Press**

The function in the title is originated from the Romanian mathematician Florentin Smarandache, who has significant contributions in mathematics and literature. This text introduces the Smarandache function and discusses its generalisations.

(

**6994**views)

**Collections of Problems on Smarandache Notions**

by

**Charles Ashbacher**-

**Erhus University Press**

This text deals with some advanced consequences of the Smarandache function. The reading of this book is a form of mindjoining, where the author tries to create the opportunity for a shared experience of an adventure.

(

**12484**views)

**Comments and topics on Smarandache notions and problems**

by

**Kenichiro Kashihara**-

**Erhus University Press**

An examination of some of the problems posed by Florentin Smarandache. The problems are from different areas, such as sequences, primes and other aspects of number theory. The problems are solved in the book, or the author raises new questions.

(

**7878**views)