### DIMACS - Graduate Student Combinatorics Seminar

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

Abstract:

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.

See: http://math.rutgers.edu/~klm296/GCS/index.html