189-727A: Deformation Theory and Iwasawa Theory
Professor: Ravi Ramakrishna
TA: Henri Darmon
Classes: MW 10:30- 12:30.
Room: BH 1120.
The seminar will be devoted to a study of the following two articles, with a
special emphasis on the interrelations between them and on the use of
``special primes" to control the behaviour of deformation rings.
Ravi Ramakrishna, Deforming Galois representations and the conjectures
of Serre and Fontaine-Mazur, Annals of mathematics, to appear.
Richard Taylor, On icosahedral Artin representations II,
American Journal of Mathematics, to appear.
Massimo Bertolini and Henri Darmon,
Iwasawa's Main Conjecture
for Elliptic Curves over Anticyclotomic Zp--extensions.