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Chad Awtrey presents at number theory conference

Chad Awtrey, assistant professor of mathematics, presented a research talk on p-adic numbers at the Palmetto Number Theory Series in Clemson, SC, on December 3-4, 2011.

Awtrey's talk, "Dodecic 3-adic fieds," discussed his techniques for determining fundamental characteristics for a certain class of p-adic numbers. In particular, the talk focused on 3-adic numbers which arise as solutions to degree 12 polynomial equations and arithmetic invariants associated with these polynomials.

A corresponding paper has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Number Theory.

This project was supported in part by the New Faculty Summer Funding program.

Chad Awtrey,
Faculty
12/6/2011 2:10 PM