Instructor: 
Nils Bruin nbruin@sfu.ca SC K 10507 (778) 782 3794 
Webpage:  http://www.cecm.sfu.ca/~nbruin/math843 
Assignments:  Assignments are posted on a separate page 
Texts: 
We will start working from notes by WWL Chen:
For basics about continued fractions, see for instance Lecture Notes for sessions 20, 21, 22, 23 from: Kumar, Abhinav. 18.781 Theory of Numbers,Spring 2012. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed 26 Feb, 2013). License: Creative Commons BYNCSA For the part about Diophantine approximation we largely follow the notes from Beukers and Evertse for their Master course Diophantine Equations, 2011, in particular
Further literature references:
Online notes

Meetings:  Wednesday, Friday, 14:30  16:20, K 9509 First meeting January 11 
Grading:  Based on assignments, presentation, and exam 