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Juan Gil - Professor of Mathematics, Penn State Altoona

Book Title: A Course in Arithmetic

Author: Jean-Pierre Serre

Book Description:

This classical book gives a very elegant and concise introduction to useful algebraic and analytic methods in number theory. In this little book, Serre managed to discuss at a graduate level the fundamental ideas of finite fields, quadratic forms over the rationals, Dirichlet series, and modular forms. For any mathematician with a passion for number theory, this book is a great and invaluable companion.

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