The University of Sydney
School of Mathematics and Statistics  
Number Theory Seminar  

University of Sydney Number Theory Seminar

Ley Wilson

Thursday 6 April, 4:05-4:55PM, Carslaw 375

CM types

CM-types define abelian varieties with special properties. We review the basic properties of CM-types and use Galois group theory to investigate their structure. (Shimura 8.1-2) We are particularly interested in the case when the abelian varieties of a CM-type are simple.