Some problems on the distribution of prime numbers

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Speaker: 
Yitang Zhang
Institution: 
UC Santa Barbara
Time: 
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Host: 
Li-Sheng Tseng
Location: 
NSII 1201

We briefly describe some ideas and techniques that lead to solutions to certain problems in number theory, such as the bounded gaps between prime numbers, and others. This talk will be made understandable to general math audiences; technical details will be avoided.