Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture


In mathematics, the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture describes the set of rational solutions to equations defining an elliptic curve. It is an open problem in the field of number theory and is widely recognized as one of the most challenging mathematical problems.


  • This remarkable conjecture relates the behaviour of a function L at a point where it is not at present known to be defined to the order of a group Ш which is not known to be finite.

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