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In studying the L-functions of induced representation, it is not easily come up with me the papers or books dealing the L-function of irreducible subrepresentation of induced representation, while the L-function of Langlands quotient is already defined. So I want to ask you how to define the L-function of it.

To explain this more precisely, let me recall some basic notions of it.

Let $F$ be a p-adic field and $G$ be an algebraic group over $F$. (we think $G$ as $GL_n(F)$ ) Let $P=MN$ be a parabolic subgroup of $G$ and $M$ and $N$ are its Levi and unipotent subgroups. If we let $\sigma$ be a irreducible supercuspidal representation of $M$ and extend it to $P$ by acting trivially of $N$, we can think the induced representation $I:=Ind_P ^G \sigma$.

Then we know that there is a unique irreducible subrepresentation $Z(\sigma)$ of $I$.

My question is this. How are the two standard L-functions $L(s,\sigma)$ and $L(s,Z(\sigma))$ related?

Furthermore, if $G$ is not general linear group but unitary group, and $E$ is quadratic extension of $F$, then how is the relationship between $L(s,BC(\sigma))$ and $L(s,BC (Z(\sigma)))$? (here $BC$ is the base change of the representation to quadratic extension field $E$)

References for this are greatly welcome!

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Hi, maybe not to the point, but do you have a reference for the definition of the "standard L-function $L(s,\tau)$"? Thank you. –  Sasha Dec 13 '12 at 10:14
Hi! I reccomend you to refer the article 'The local Langland correspondence' written by Kudla contained in the book 'Motive2' by Jannsen U, Kleiman S L, Serre J P. –  classnumb Dec 14 '12 at 4:01
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