Elliptic curves and formal groups
by J. Lubin, J.-P. Serre and J. Tate

This page contains scanned copies of the lecture notes of the seminar run by J. Lubin, J.-P. Serre and J. Tate, which is part of the "Lecture notes prepared in connection with the seminars held at the Summer Institute on Algebraic Geometry, Whitney Estate, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, July 6-July 31, 1964".

Errata and complements:

The paper:

  1. Page 1 (approx. 70K).
  2. Page 2 (approx. 70K).
  3. Page 3 (approx. 70K).
  4. Page 4 (approx. 70K).
  5. Page 5 (approx. 70K).
  6. Page 6 (approx. 70K).
  7. Page 7 (approx. 70K).
  8. Page 8 (approx. 40K).

new Robert Harley has retyped the paper in TeX. Here it is in ps or pdf formats.

This page is maintained by Felipe Voloch. Please send him any suggestions. The images were scanned and prepared by Jane Ross, who also provided technical advice. Besides making this useful paper widely available, this Web site is also an experiment in making documents of this sort available on the web. For a much more ambitious project visit the Cornell Digital Library Math Collection.

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