Conference on the occasion of Gerhard Frey ‘s 60th birthday.
Gerhard Frey studied mathematics and physics at the University of Tübingen, graduating in 1967. He continued his postgraduate studies at Heidelberg University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1970, and his Habilitation in 1973. He was assistant professor at Heidelberg University from 1969–1973, professor at the University of Erlangen (1973–1975) and at Saarland University (1975–1990). He is the chair for number theory at the Institute for Experimental Mathematics at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen.
The conference took place the period July 8-10, 2004 at Essen, Germany
Host: University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen Campus
Sponsor: DFG, GTEM
Organizers: Gebhard Böckle, Claus Diem, Hans-Georg Rück
The following topics will be of premier importance in the conference: Diophantine equations, Curves and fundamental groups, Abelian varieties, Modular forms and modular curves, Application of the above to cryptology.
Institut für Experimentelle Mathematik
Jannis Antoniadis (University of Crete, Greece)
Eva Bayer-Fluckiger (Ecole Polytechnique Federale, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Pilar Bayer (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Nigel Boston (University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA)
Bas Edixhoven (University of Leiden, Netherlands)
Moshe Jarden (University of Tel Aviv, Israel)
Wulf-Dieter Geyer (University of Erlangen, Germany)
Ernst Kani (Queen’s University, Kinston, Canada)
Ian Kiming (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Kumar Murty (University of Toronto, Canada)