# Jerusalem Mathematics Colloquium

Thursday, 12th November 2009, 4:00 pm

Mathematics Building, Lecture Hall 2

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Eitan Bachmat

(Ben Gurion University)

"Express lines in the supermarket and Riemann's paper on number theory"

** Abstract: **

Recently, I set out to improve my understanding of express lines in
the supermarket. Precisely 150 years ago, and apparently with other
goals in mind, Riemann established the analytic continuation and the
functional equation for his Zeta function by considering it as the
Mellin transform of a modular form.

We will try to explain how these projects relate to each other.
The talk will be self contained.

Light refreshments will be served in the faculty lounge at 3:30.

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