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Mathematics Colloquium سمینار عمومی ریاضیات

Stickelberger and the Eigenvalue Theorem

David Cox  
Amherst College, USA  

Wednesday, April 14, 2021,   16:30 - 17:30

VENUE   Online



The Eigenvalue Theorem is a basic result in computational algebraic geometry. It says that solving a zero-dimensional system of polynomial equations can be reduced to an eigenvalue problem in linear algebra. The name of Ludwig Stickelberger (1850-1936) is often attached to this theorem, yet papers that use his name never cite any of his papers. My lecture will explore the reasons for this. The answer involves a lovely trace formula in algebraic number theory and an algebra textbook published by Gunter Scheja and Uwe Storch in 1988.
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