Title: The Circle Method
Speaker: Katie McKeon, Rutgers University
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:10pm
Location: Graduate Student Lounge, 7th Floor, Hill Center, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
A generating function for the number of partitions of an integer is fairly easy to obtain, but a bit unruly to work with. We will use a tool from analytic number theory to develop an asymptotic formula for the partition function via its generating function.