A geometric approach to the Cohen-Lenstra heuristics


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November 4, 2020 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
via Zoom Video Conferencing

Aaron Landesman - Stanford University

For any positive integer $n$, we explain why the total number of order $n$ elements in class groups of quadratic fields of discriminant having absolute value at most $X$ is $O_n(X^{5/4})$.

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Password: The order of the permutation group on 9 elements.