"The main topic involves counting solutions mod p of a system of polynomial equations, as p varies. The book is based on a series of lectures presented by the author in Taiwan. Using this idea, Serre visits algebra and number theory and asks some non-standard questions, especially on group representations"-- Provided by publisher..
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries