The thought of elliptic curves and modular types offers a fruitful assembly floor for such various components as quantity concept, advanced research, algebraic geometry, and illustration concept. This booklet starts off out with an issue from simple quantity conception and proceeds to steer its reader into the trendy concept, masking such themes because the Hasse-Weil L-function and the conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer. This re-creation information the present nation of information of elliptic curves.
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