Elliptic curves and modular forms. (English) Zbl 1011.11503

Browder, Felix E. (ed.), Mathematics into the twenty-first century. Proceedings of the AMS centennial symposium, Providence, RI, USA, August 8-12, 1988. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society. Am. Math. Soc. Centen. Publ. 2, 85-88 (1992).
The author gives a short exposition for nonspecialists of the Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0921.00016].


11G40 \(L\)-functions of varieties over global fields; Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture
11F11 Holomorphic modular forms of integral weight
11G05 Elliptic curves over global fields