Forrest Francis

HDR Student

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Location: Building 22, Room 108.


M. Sc. - Mathematics, University of Lethbridge, 2018

B. Sc. - Mathematics, University of Lethbridge, 2016

Current Research Projects:

Explicit analytic number theory, especially short character sum estimates. 

Research activities & publications:

Francis, Forrest J. An Investigation Into Several Explicit Versions of Burgess’ Bound. Journal of Number Theory (To Appear, 2021).

Akbary, Amir; Francis, Forrest J. Euler's function on products of primes in a fixed arithmetic progression. Math. Comp. 89 (2020), no. 322, 993–1026.

Link to CV

Organisational units
lensSchool of Science