##### Department of Mathematics,

University of California San Diego

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### Math 209 - Number Theory

## Joe Buhler

#### CCR

## Factorization of Polynomials over Local Fields

##### Abstract:

Motivated by a ``mass formula" due to Serre for local fields, this talk will investigate the probability that a uniformly random monic polynomial with coefficients in the p-adic integers factors completely into linear factors.

Host: Cristian Popescu

### February 19, 2004

### 1:00 PM

### AP&M 7321

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