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Visualizing p-adic numbers

Dibyajyoti Deb*, Oregon Institute of Technology
Talk Abstract: 
P-adic numbers after its introduction by Kurt Hensel more than a century ago, has been a mainstay in the field of number theory. An abstract concept by itself, in this talk we will look at how we can visualize p-adic numbers with a tree structure and look at some basic questions in p-adic analysis that can be answered with this visualization.
Time Slot: 
Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 10:35
Room Number: 
STAG 260