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Structure in the Primes, with applications

Project description

New research aims to solve big questions about primes

Prime numbers are one of the most basic topics of study in the branch of mathematics called number theory. Several unresolved questions about prime numbers make up some of the oldest and most important open problems in mathematics. The EU-funded PRIMES project aims to shed further insight into several different questions related to prime distribution. To do so, it will first identify and classify potential obstructions to traditional methods. It will then seek connections with other areas of mathematics such as combinatorics, geometry, probability, automorphic forms and harmonic analysis.

Field of science

  • /natural sciences/mathematics/pure mathematics/arithmetic/prime numbers

Call for proposal

ERC-2019-STG
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Funding Scheme

ERC-STG - Starting Grant

Host institution

THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Address
Wellington Square University Offices
OX1 2JD Oxford
United Kingdom
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 1 489 402

Beneficiaries (1)

THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 1 489 402
Address
Wellington Square University Offices
OX1 2JD Oxford
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments