## Number Theory Seminar

Date, time & place Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00 056Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.) Naoki Imai, Shane Kelly

### 2014/01/08

16:40-17:40   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Sho Yoshikawa (University of Tokyo)
Roots of the discriminant of an elliptic curves and its torsion points (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
We give an explicit and intrinsic description of (the torsor defined by the 12th roots of) the discriminant of an elliptic curve using the group of its 12-torsion points and the Weil pairing. As an application, we extend a result of Coates (which deals with the characteristic 0 case) to the case where the characteristic of the base field is not 2 or 3. This is a joint work with Kohei Fukuda.