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### central/critical/special values of L-functions terminology

I have a question about the terminology for special values
of L-functions. Is the following a correct description of
standard usage:
Suppose L(s) is an L-function which satisfies a functional
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### What is the difference between an automorphic form and a modular form?

This is more of a question about terminology than about math.
The term "automorphic form" is clearly a generalization of the term "modular form." What is not clear is exactly which generalization it ...

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### What is different about the Residual Spectrum

In the context of spectral decomposition of functions in $L^2(\Gamma \backslash \mathfrak{h})$, or Selberg trace formula, we come across three different types of spectrum.
First off there is the ...

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### Terminology occuring in automorphic representation and relationship between them

When one tries to read about automorphic representation few terms come up more than others namely,
1.Cuspidal
2.Square Integrable
3.Absolutely Cuspidal
4.Super Cuspidal
My understanding about ...