Über den Autor
Mak Trifkovic is an assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Victoria.
1 Examples.- 2 A Crash Course in Ring Theory.- 3 Lattices.- 4 Arithmetic in Q[vD].- 5 The Ideal Class Group and Geometry of Numbers.- 6 Continued Fractions.- 7 Quadratic Forms.- Appendix.- Hints to Selected Exercises.- Index.
Offers an accessible introduction to number theory by focusing on quadratic numbers
Includes many exercises that provide students with hands-on computational experience with quadratic number fields
Presents a modern treatment of binary quadratic forms