This is the first of four lectures given about "Quadratic Forms and Automorphic Forms" at the 2009 Arizona Winter School, to an audience of interested graduate students. Detailed notes supporting these lectures are available at: arxiv.org/abs/1105.5759
This lecture introduces the basic definitions and ideas used to describe quadratic forms over the integers and rational numbers.
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