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Joshua B. Holden, Teaching Assistant Professor

Joshua B. Holden

Please note: Joshua has left the Mathematics department at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  219B Physics Bldg
Office Phone:  660-6972
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:

Office Hours:

Monday 1:30-2:30pm (219B Physics)
Tuesday 1:00-3:00pm (132 Carr - Math 32L Help Room)

  • A.B. in Mathematics, Harvard University, 1992.
  • A.M. in Mathematics, Brown University, 1994
  • Research Interests: Number Theory

    • Algebraic Number Theory, specifically Class Fields and Class Field Towers
    • People and papers involved with class field towers
    • Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory, especially Algorithmic Algebraic Number Theory
    • My preprints and reprints
    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. Joshua Holden, On the Fontaine-Mazur Conjecture for number fields and an analogue for function fields, Journal of Number Theory 81 (2000), no. 1, 16--47 [MRCMP 1 743 506], [available here]  [abs]
    2. Joshua Brandon Holden, A quantitative Fontaine-Mazur analogue for function fields, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society (Submitted, 0) [math.NT/0010284]  [abs]
    3. Joshua Brandon Holden, First-hit analysis of algorithms for computing quadratic irregularity, Mathematics of Computation (Submitted, 0) [math.NT/0011054]  [abs]
    4. Joshua Brandon Holden, Distribution of Values of Real Quadratic Zeta Functions, Proceedings of the DIMACS Workshop on Unusual Applications of Number Theory (Accepted, 0) [math.NT/0010285]  [abs]
    5. Joshua Holden, Lang Moore, David Smith, and Jim Tomberg, Mathematica Tutor, Connected Curriculum Project [available here]

    ph: 919.660.2800
    fax: 919.660.2821

    Mathematics Department
    Duke University, Box 90320
    Durham, NC 27708-0320