Exponential Sums Over Multiplicative Groups in Fields of Prime Order and Related Combinatorial Problems
Thu, Apr 1, 2004
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
PIMS Distinguished Chair Lectures
Let be a prime. The main subject of my talks is the estimation of exponential sums over an arbitrary subgroup of the multiplicative group :
These sums have numerous applications in additive problems modulo , pseudo-random generators, coding theory, theory of algebraic curves and other problems.