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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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Off critical line zeros for half integer weight $L$-functions

Let $f(z) = \sum_{n=1}^\infty A(n)n^{\frac{k-1}{2}}e(nz)$ be a modular form of weight $k$ for a half integer $k$. Put $$L(s,f) = \sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{A(n)}{n^s} $$ to be the $L$-function. Further ...
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On the absolute convergence of the local-zeta integral.

Though I am in a situation considering only local-zeta integral, to explain my question briefly, let me ask it in quite general form. Let $f(s,g)$ be a two variable smooth good (in a suitable sense) ...
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Non vanishing and cuspidality of the theta lift of trivial representation.

Hi! Let E/F be a quadratic number field extension. Then we make some hermitian and skew hermition vector spaces and define unitary group on it.(namely U(1) and U(3)) Then, I am wondering whether the ...
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New Geometric Methods in Number Theory and Automorphic Forms

The MSRI is organising a programme with the above title from Aug 11, 2014 to Dec 12, 2014. Here is a short description from their website : The branches of number theory most directly related ...
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On the explicit formula of the height function occuring on the doubled Weil representation.

Hi! I am wondering the exact formula of height function of $GL(n)$ which occurs in the doubling Weil representation. To be more precise, let me introduce the basic setting for this. Let $F$ be the ...
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Is Eisenstein series not identically zero

How does one prove that an Eisenstein series (adelically formulated as in the book of Moeglin-Waldspurger) is not identically zero? Namely how does one prove that the sum $\sum_{\gamma\in ...
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A question on twisted L-function

Hi! This is my first question here. In studying automorphic form, I am wondering the relation of critical L-values of some representation and its twisted representation by a character. For example, ...
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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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Volume of PGL(2,F) \ PGL(2, A)

Let $F$ be a global field. What is the measure of $PGL_2(F) \backslash PGL_2(\mathbb{A})$? This depends of course on the normalizations of the Haar measures on $PGL_2(F)$ and $PGL_2(\mathbb{A})$. ...
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Hecke eigenvalue at p and at p^k

I am interested in the relationship between the Hecke eigenvalue at $p$ and at $p^k$ for $k \geq 2$ in the unramified and ramified situation for modular/Maass forms. More precisely, I know from a ...
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Maass-Hecke construction

I heard this name that it can construct GL(2) automorphic forms or L-functions from GL(1)? I did not find it anywhere. Or does it have another name which we are familiar with?
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Arthur-Clozel Prop 3.1 for Function Fields?

The subject says it all. I would like to know if Proposition 3.1 in Arthur-Clozel's book on the trace formula holds for local fields of positive characteristic. Thanks! EDIT: Here is Prop 3.1 of ...
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Most understandable notes on Jacquet-Langlands?

I am particularly interested in the comparison of the trace formula part of Jacquet-Langlands. But I found the original text hard to read.
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Request for errata for Automorphic Forms on GL(2)

Edit (7/21/2014): We have finished proofreading Jacquet-Langlands and posted it to Robert Langlands's publications site. If you would like a copy, please download it from here: ...
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The operator \boxtimes and \boxplus in automorphic representations

Given two automorphic representations $\pi_1, \pi_2$ of $GL_2(\mathbb A_Q)$ and $GL_3(\mathbb A_Q)$ respectively. Let $\pi_i =\otimes_v \pi_{i, v}$. Now, for each $v$, let $\pi_{1, v}\boxtimes ...
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Refining the moderate growth condition on automorphic forms

Let $G$ be a simple algebraic group defined over $\mathbb Q$. In their Corvallis article (automorphic forms and automorphic representations), Borel and Jacquet define an automorphic form to be a ...
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A stupid question on automorphic l-function

This may be a silly question for experts in this area. But I am really suffering for not being able to compute local-L function of some automorphic representation. So, I post it hoping some ...
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Understanding the “idea” behind Langlands

Apologies in advance if this is a bit too simple to ask here, but I think I'm probably more likely to get an answer here than at stackexchange. I've been trying to learn the basics of the Langlands ...
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On the theta lift and its L-function

I am wondering how the relation is between of the automorphic L-function and its lift's. More precisely, Let $E/F$ be a quadratic extension of number fields. Let $W$ be a hermitian space over E of ...
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On the restriction of cusp. irr. representation and period.

Let's consider only global case. Let $G_n$ be classical algebraic group over global # field (eg, $GL(n),SO(n), U(n)$...) and let $\pi_n$ be its irr. cusp. reps of $G_n$. Then we can define the ...
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on the fundamental lemma

I consider the fundamental lemma for the spherical Hecke algebra. Let $G$ a connected reductive quasisplit group on $F$, a local field of equal characteristic $p$. and $H$ an endoscopic group. Can ...
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Global square integrability ensures local sq. integrability?

This might be a stupid question for expert in this area. I am considering automorphic representation of algebraic group. In studying it, local tempered, local square integrable representations ...
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a question about the proof of analytic continuation of Eisenstein series for GL(2)

I'm reading Gelbart and Jacquet's paper 'forms of GL(2) from the analytic point of view', and was confused at a point in the proof of analytic continuation of Eisenstein series. On the top of page ...
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Extending cuspidal representation to more bigger group.

I am thinking of extending an irreducible cuspidal representation to more bigger group. My question is almost same with the earlier one posted by Neal Harris except the only one. Let me first ...
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Is a reductive adelic group a Type I group?

I foresee that to experts of automorphic forms this question will sound unimportant or useless or even not worthy of an answer; but none of these are going to stop me from asking it! The question is ...
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On the Weil representation of unitary groups.

I suppose I am the first one who asked about Weil representation here. In studying Weil representation, I fell into a slough and so determined to ask you for shedding a light. I think your responses ...
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On the L-function of unique subrepresentation of induced representation.

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 ...
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What is the support of the Whittaker function of a new vector on GL(2)?

Let $W$ be the normalized Whittaker function associated to a new vector in an irreducible generic representation $\pi$ of $G=GL_2(k)$, where $k$ is a $p$-adic field. Let $c$ be the conductor of $\pi$, ...
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On Langlands Pairing and transfer factors

In the paper "On the definition of transfer factors" Langlands and Shelstad define a certain number of factors $\Delta_{I}$, $\Delta_{II}$,$\Delta_{III,1}$,$\Delta_{III,2}$, which are roots of unity. ...
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On the Weil representation of U(1) and U(3).

Let $E/F$ quadratic extention number fields. Let $V$ be the $m$-dimension hermition vector space over $E$. Let $W$ be the $2n$-dimension skew hermitian vector space over $E$ and $Y_n + Y_n^*=W$ be ...
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Reference on Casselman-Shalika formula for GL(n) and PGL(n)?

I am looking for reference on Casselman-Shalika formula for GL(n) and PGL(n) at finite place p.
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Why only half-integral weight automorphic forms?

Why is that the theory of automorphic forms concentrates on the case of half-integral weight? I read in Borel's book "Automorphic forms on $SL_2$" (Section 18.5) that by considering the finite or ...
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Explicit examples of algebraic Hecke characters with infinite image?

Jerry Shurman has a lovely set of notes explaining the classical definition of Hecke characters, the idelic definition of Hecke characters, their relationship, and the classification of algebraic ...
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Why doesn't functoriality immediately imply the modularity theorem?

Let $E/\mathbb{Q}$ be an elliptic curve. By the modularity theorem, the prime indexed coefficients of its $L$-function agree with those of a weight $2$ cusp eigenform $f$ with integer coefficients. ...
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Does FE of Selberg Zeta function imply Trace formula?

Does the functional equation of the Selberg Zeta function imply the Selberg trace formula? BTW, the trace formula implies the functional equation.
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Restriction of representations from $SO_{2n}$ to $SO_{2n-1}$ and $K$-fixed vectors

Let $F$ be a $p$-adic field, $G=SO_{2n}(F)$ the split special orthogonal group and $H=SO_{2n-1}(F)$, taken as a subgroup of $G$. Assume that we have an irreducible, admissible representation $\pi$ of ...
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Half integral weight Hecke operators

I would like to find a source giving the exact formula for the product of two Hecke operators $T_{\kappa}(n^2)$ and $T_\kappa(m^2)$ of half integral weight. That is, $\kappa \in \frac 12 \mathbb{Z} - ...
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Writing a basis of a representation for $GL_2(\mathbb Q_p)$ in terms of the new vector

For an irreducible smooth (generic) representation $\pi$ of $G=GL_2(k)$ with central character $\omega$, where $k$ is a $p$-adic field, we define the conductor of a vector $v\in\pi$ as follows. Let ...
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Modularity of higher dimensional abelian varieties

In another question I asked about strategies for giving an effective version of the Shafarevich conjecture for abelian varieties over $\mathbb{Q}$. For elliptic curves, one can give a proof using ...
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Difference between automorphic forms for SL(2) and GL(2)?

Hi, Let $A$ denote the adeles of $Q$. I know how to decompose $L^2(SL(2,A)/SL(2,Q))$ into irreducible $SL(2,A)$-representations. What is the difference between this decomposition and the ...
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Special value of $L$-function

Let $p$ be a prime number. Let $f$ be a newform of weight 2 on $Γ_0(p)$, and $E_f$ denote the associated newform quotient of $J_0 (N)$ over $\mathbb{Q}$. Is there a way to express the algebraic part ...
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Base-Change and Automorphic-Induction for $GL_1$

Dear all, I try to understand the base-change and automorphic-induction in the theory of automorphic forms, for the simplest case: $GL_1$. Both are implied by Langlands conjectures Base-Change Let ...
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Weyl law for SL(2,C)

Are there any estimates for the eigenvalues of the Laplace operator for $\Gamma \backslash SL(2, \mathbb{C})/SU(2)$ known beyond the main term? Here, $\Gamma$ should be congruence subgroup in ...
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Sato-Tate measure for GL(3) Automorphic forms

As we have known, the Sato-Tate measure for GL(2) turned out to be the half circle measure $\frac{1}{2\pi} \sqrt{4-x^2}dx$ on [-2,2], which appears in various versions of equi-distribution problems ...
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What is an automorphic representation of CM type ?

In a recent paper of BL-Gee-Geraghty: "Sato-Tate for Hilbert modular forms" (JAMS 2011), a theorem is proved for regular algebrai cuspidal automorphic representation of $GL_2(\mathbb A_F)$ with $F$ a ...
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Are there Maass forms where the expected Galois representation is $\ell$-adic?

Recall that by theorems of Deligne and Deligne--Serre, there is the following dichotomy: Modular forms on the upper half plane of level $N$ and weight $k\geq 2$ correspond to representations ...
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Pseudo coefficients and orbital integrals

I am looking for a reference/idea, how this passage from Labesse's Snowbird Lecture "Introduction to endoscopy" pg.5 can be explained: "We shall denote by $f_\pi$ a pseudo-coefficient for $\pi$, ...
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Product of two cuspforms is not a cuspform

Let $f$ and $g$ be two cuspforms on $\Gamma \backslash \mathbb{H}$. They could be Maass cuspforms, or holomorphic modular forms. Let us say that they are holomorphic and also that $\Gamma = ...
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Questions about the Bernstein center of a $p$-adic reductive group

Dear all, The "Bernstein center" of a $p$-adic reductive group appears frequently in the literature of automorphic forms, often without a precise definition. For example, in page 233 of ...