Torsion points on modular curves and Galois theory
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Torsion points on modular curves and Galois theory

  • Author(s): Ribet, Kenneth A
  • Kim, Minhyong
  • et al.
Abstract

We outline the proof of a theorem of M. Baker and A. Tamagawa that gives a complete description of the torsion points on a modular curve embedded in its Jacobian using the notion of an `almost rational torsion point.'

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