This book presents a thorough treatment of many algorithms concerning the arithmetic of elliptic curves with remarks on computer implementation. It is in three parts. First, the author describes in detail the construction of modular elliptic curves, giving an explicit algorithm for their computation using modular symbols. Second, a collection of algorithms for the arithmetic of elliptic curves is presented; some of these have not appeared in book form before. They include: finding torsion and… CONTINUE READING