Probabilistic methods in the study of prime gaps

Date: 
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 1:00pm
Location: 
110 Math Science Building
Speaker: 
Kevin Ford
(University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Abstract: We describe new developments in the study of gaps between prime numbers in various sequences, for example the sequence of all primes, and the sequence of prime values of a polynomial. This is joint work with Ben Green, Sergei Konyagin, James Maynard, Carl Pomerance and Terence Tao