Published Sources on the History of the Modularity Conjecture
David Goss
Department of Mathematics
Ohio State University
The following sources have been pointed out as being of
interest with regard to the history of the modularity
conjecture for elliptic curves. These articles are presented as
resources and *no* value judgment what-so-ever is being made on
them.
Shimura, G. Yutaka Taniyama and his time. Very personal recollections,
{\it Bull. Lon. Math. Soc.} 21 (1989), 186--196.
Taniyama's problems are in: {\it S\^ugaku} 7, (1956), p. 269 (in
Japanese).
Weil, A. \"Uber die Bestimmung Dirichletscher Reihen durch
Funktionalgleichungen, {\it Math. Ann.} 168, (1967), 149--157,
({\it Collected Works:} (1967a) with commentary).
Zarkhin, Yu. & Parshin, A. Finiteness Problems in Diophantine
Geometry, {\it Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. (2)} 143, (1989),
35--102, (especially Note by S. Lang)"