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Robert Pollack
Professor of Mathematics
Boston University

Office: MCS Room 271 (on sabatical)
Phone: 617-353-4692
Office hours: On sabbatical


BU number theory seminar

Harvard math seminars


Film roles

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University, 111 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215

Papers in preparation
Tables of Iwasawa invariants
Stark-Heegner point software (MAGMA)
OMS software (SAGE)
Fredholm series for Up
in preparation On μ-invariants and congruences with Eisenstein series
Joel Bellaiche, Robert Pollack
in preparation Explicit reciprocity laws and Iwasawa theory for modular forms
    Matthew Emerton, Robert Pollack, Tom Weston
in preparation Iwasawa invariants of elliptic curves at supersingular primes
    Ralph Greenberg, Adrian Iovita, Robert Pollack

Publications and preprints

Slopes of modular forms and the ghost conjecture
    John Bergdall, Robert Pollack
A remark on non-integral p-adic slopes for modular forms
    to appear in Comptes Rendus Mathematique
    John Bergdall, Robert Pollack
Explicit computations of Hida families via overconvergent modular symbols
    to appear in Research in Number Theory
    Evan Dummit, Marton Hablicsek, Robert Harron, Lalit Jain, Robert Pollack, Daniel Ross
On the freeness of anticyclotomic Selmer groups of modular forms
    to appear in the International Journal of Number Theory
    Chan-Ho Kim, Robert Pollack, Tom Weston
Arithmetic properties of Fredholm series for p-adic modular forms
    Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, (2016) 113 (4) 419--444.
    John Bergdall, Robert Pollack
Overconvergent modular symbols
    Computations with Modular Forms (Heidelberg 2011), Contributions in Mathematical and Computational Sciences, Vol. 6, Springer, 2014.
    Robert Pollack
Critical slope p-adic L-functions
   Journal of the London Mathematical Society, 87 (2013), no. 2, 428--452.
    Robert Pollack, Glenn Stevens
On anticyclotomic μ-invariants of modular forms
   Compositio Mathematica, 147 (2011) no. 5, 1353--1381.
    Robert Pollack, Tom Weston
Hilbert modular forms and the Gross-Stark conjecture
   Annals of Mathematics, 174 (2011) no. 1, 439--485.
    Samit Dasgupta, Henri Darmon, Robert Pollack
Mazur-Tate elements of non-ordinary modular forms
   Duke Mathematical Journal, 156 (2011) no. 3, 349--385.
    Robert Pollack, Tom Weston
Overconvergent modular symbols and p-adic L-functions
    Annales Scientifiques de l'Ecole Normale Superieure, serie 4, 44 fascicule 1 (2011), 1--42.
        Robert Pollack, Glenn Stevens
A construction of rigid analytic cohomology classes for congruence subgroups of SL(3,Z)
    Canadian Journal of Mathematics 61 (2009) no. 3, 674--690.
        David Pollack, Robert Pollack
Two p-adic L-functions and rational points on elliptic curves with supersingular reduction
    L-Functions and Galois Representations (Durham, 2007), London Math Society LNS 320, 300--332.
        Masato Kurihara, Robert Pollack
Kida's formula and congruences of modular forms
    Documenta Mathematica, 2006, extra volume (in honor of John Coates), 615--630.
        Robert Pollack, Tom Weston
Iwasawa theory of elliptic curves at supersingular primes over Zp-extensions of number fields
    Journal fur die Reine und Angewandte Mathematik, 598 (2006), 71--103
        Adrian Iovita, Robert Pollack
The efficient calculation of Stark-Heegner points via overconvergent modular symbols
    Israel Journal of Mathematics, 153 (2006), 319--354
        Henri Darmon, Robert Pollack
Variation of the Iwasawa invariants in Hida families
    Inventiones Mathematicae, 163 (2006), no. 3, 523--580
        Matthew Emerton, Robert Pollack, Tom Weston
An algebraic version of a theorem of Kurihara
    Journal of Number Theory (special issue in honor of Arnold Ross), Vol 110/1 (2005), 164-177
        Robert Pollack
The main conjecture for CM elliptic curves at supersingular primes
    Annals of Mathematics, 159 (2004) no. 1, 447-464
        Robert Pollack, Karl Rubin
On the p-adic L-function of a modular form at a supersingular prime
    Duke Mathematical Journal, 118 (2003) no. 3, 523-558
        Robert Pollack

My research is currently supported by NSF grant DMS-1303302 and by a fellowship from the Simons Foundation.