# Prime polynomial values of linear functions in short intervals

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 10:30

Speaker:

Efrat Bank (Tel Aviv University)

Seminar:

Place:

Third floor seminar room

Abstract:

In this talk I will present a function field analogue of a conjecture in number theory. This conjecture is a combination of several famous conjectures, including the Hardy-Littlewood prime tuple conjecture, conjectures on the number of primes in arithmetic progressions and in short intervals, and the Goldbach conjecture. I prove an asymptotic formula for the number of simultaneous prime values of $n$ linear functions, in the limit of a large finite field.

A key role is played by the computation of some Galois groups.

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