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Elliptic Functions

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Elliptic functions parametrize elliptic curves, and the intermingling of the analytic and algebraic-arithmetic theory has been at the center of mathematics since the early part of the nineteenth century. The book is divided into four parts. In the first, Lang presents the general analytic theory starting from scratch. Most of this can be read by a student with a basic know ...more
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published May 26th 1987 by Springer (first published December 31st 1973)
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May 31, 2008 Dan rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: People who want to learn in depth about Elliptic Curves
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I used results from this book on a term paper I was writing.

Specifically, I used information about Complex Multiplication.

Serge Lang write dense encyclopedic volumes. It is difficult to read, but a great reference. Not the best to learn from.

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