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### Can the isometry group of the set of zeros of an L-function $F$ be used to make $F$ automorphic?

I'm still trying to understand the notion of automorphic (L-)function. Due to my lack of knowledge of the subject, this question may appear pretty vague and therefore may not be suitable for MO. I ...

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### Using Eichler-Selberg trace formula to compute dimension of modular forms?

Is it possible to use Eichler-Selberg trace formula to compute the dimension of modular forms of weight $k$ for $SL(2,\mathbb Z)$? This was computed by classical methods such as Riemann-Roch.

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### degree of an isobaric sum

I'm trying to understand a few things about automorphic L-functions. In page 5 of http://arxiv.org/pdf/1401.0390.pdf, the author mentions the isobaric sum decomposition ...

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### Local component of global irreducible representation of GL_2(A_F)

In studying automourphic representation, I want to know whether my understanding is on the right way.
Let $\pi$ be a irreducible cuspidal representation of $GL_2(A_F)$.
Then $\pi_v$, the local ...

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### Are quantities involved in Generalized Ramanujan Conjecture eigenvalues of some unitary operator?

If I'm not mistaken, every automorphic L-function $L(s,\pi)$ verifies $\displaystyle{L(s,\pi)=\prod_{p}L_{p}(s,\pi_{p})}$ where ...

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### Definition of Hecke operators

I am confused about the definition of Hecke operators. It will be great if someone provides some references.
Shimura's 'Arithmetic Theory of Automorphic forms' says: Let $\Gamma$ be acting in the ...

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### The status of automorphic induction

Background: Let $K/F$ be a degree $r$ extension of number fields. It is conjectured that an automorphic representation of GL$_n$ associated to $K$ induces an automorphic representation of GL$_{rn}$ ...

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### On size of Hecke algebras.

Let $G$ be a subgroup in $SL_2(\mathbb{Z})$ and $S_k(G)$ be the space of cusp (automorphic?) forms invariant by any element of $G$ of weight $k$.
Question 1: Generally for two arithmetic subgroups ...

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### Name or references for minimal $N$ such that $\left(\frac{a}{b}\right)_n = \left(\frac{a}{b'}\right)_n$ whenever $b \equiv b' \bmod (N)$

Let $\left( \dfrac{a}{b} \right)_n$ denote the nth power residue symbol, a generalization of the Legendre symbol. I have recently seen it quoted that there is a minimal ideal $N$ (minimal by ideal ...

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### Is the universal elliptic curve $\overline M_{1,2}$ a toric stack?

It is well-known that the compactification $\overline M_{1,1}$ of the moduli space of elliptic curves over $\mathbb C$ is a weighted projective line with
weights $4$ and $6$. As far as I can tell, ...

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### cuspidal kernel function

Let $G$ be a reductive group over some number field $F$ and $\pi$ an irreducible cuspidal automorphic representation of $G(\mathbb{A}_F)$. Let $f$ be a compactly supported function on ...

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### Adelic methods for classical modular forms

Many conjectures about properties of automorphic forms on $\mathrm{GL}(2)$ can be formulated in the basic language of classical modular forms (i.e. Hecke forms that are holomorphic on $\mathbb{H}$ or ...

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### Pullback of automorphic forms

Suppose we have an automorphic form $f$ on $\Gamma\subset GL_n$ and certain homomorphism $\phi: GL_m\rightarrow GL_n$, then we know that the pullback of $f$ via $\phi$ is invariant under actions of ...

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### On a unitary automorphic representation

I sometimes come across this notion called "unitary automorphic representation". But I have never seen the precise definition. When they say $(\pi, V)$ is a unitary automorphic representation of a ...

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### Is a unitary representation always semisimple?

I have been reading the online lecture notes by Fiona Murnaghan
http://www.math.toronto.edu/murnaghan/courses/mat1197/notes.pdf
The first lemma in p.35 says that every unitary representation of ...

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### stationary phase method in analytic number theory

I hope someone can tell me something about the error term in the formula calculating the oscillatory integral like $\int_a^b g(x)e(f(x))d x$. Specially, the exact formula on page 114 of M. Huxley's ...

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### What is a “cohomological type” automorphic representation?

Sorry for asking such a question. This is supposedly a well known definition for experts. However as an non-expert, I tried (very hard) google, Mathscinet etc, but still couldn't find a satisfactory ...

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### Is $(G,K)$ a strong Gelfand pair?

Let $F$ be a $p$-adic field with ring of integers $\mathcal{O}$. When $G={\rm GL}_n$, it is a classical result that $(G(F),G(\mathcal{O}))$ is a Gelfand pair. Is it actually a strong Gelfand pair? I ...

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### best record toward Selberg's eigenvalue conjecture?

What's the best record toward Selberg's eigenvalue conjecture:
Maass forms on $\Gamma_o(N)$ has eigenvalue greater than 1/4?

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### To which automorphic forms/rep's over a function field can we associate a Galois representation?

As far as I understand it, by the work of Lafforgue (cf. Laumon, "Cohom. of Drinfeld ... II", Thm 12.4.1) there is a Galois representation associated to an irreducible cuspidal automorphic ...

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### parametrization of irreducible finite dimensional representation of Weil group

Let $F$ be a p-adic field, with p a prime denoting the residue field characteristic. Let $\mathcal{W}_F$ be the Weil group. In the local Langlands correspondence for $GL(n,F)$, it is important to know ...

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### Classical Lower Bound of L(1) assuming GRH

Let $L(s)$ be an automorophic $L$-function with conductor $C$ defined by Iwaniec and Sarnak.
What's the classical lower bound of $L(1)$ assuming Riemann Hypothesis?
And what's the reference?
Is ...

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### A frustrating cohomology class on the moduli of abelian surfaces

Here's a very frustrating question that I have been stuck on for some time. I believe that my question could fit in a general framework of what happens when you restrict $L^2$-cohomology classes on a ...

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### Are supercuspidal reps of GL(2) uniquely determined by the rootnumber

Let $\pi, \pi'$ be a unitary, irreducible, supercuspidal representations of $GL_2(F)$. Does an equality of roots numbers $\epsilon(\pi, \psi, s) = \epsilon(\pi', \psi, s)$ for all $s \in \mathbb{C}$ ...

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### Bessel function for $GL_3(\mathfrak{R})$?

In the $GL_2(\mathfrak{R})$ case, assume that $\pi$ is an irreducible unitary representation and $W_{\pi}(g)$ is the Whittaker functional associates with $\pi$. Then there is a Bessel function ...

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### subconvexity problem for $GL(3) × GL(2)$ $L$-function without involving in symmetric lift

A question in study of subconvexity topic puzzles me for a long time, which mabe a stupid question for many experts. I really wish someone to help me out, and any advice will be highly appreciated.
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### List of structure theorems for vector valued Siegel modular forms (esp. of genus 2)

What are Siegel modular forms?
We start with defining their common domains $\mathbb{H}_g$ as the set of symmetric $g \times g$ matrices with positive definite imaginary parts.
The symplectic group ...

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### Sign of the functional equation of L function and Shimura lift

I would like to know what happens to the root number of a half integral weight automorphic form (holomorphic or not), i.e. the sign of the functional equation of its L-function when we apply the ...

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### What is the Twisted Trace Formula?

I am studying the trace formula using "An Introduction to the Trace Formula" by James Arthur. I would like to understand the twisted trace formula, but unfortunately I never came across a good ...

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### Do local L-functions/epsilon factors vary continuously with the Fell topology?

Edit due to the comment.
Consider $G=GL(2)$ over a local field $F$. The Fell topology on the unitary dual of $G(F)$ is seperable.
Given a sequence of irreducible unitary representations $(\pi_n)$ of ...

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### How to translate the representation theory of semisimple to reductive groups?

I am aware of the following question: Definitions of Reductive and Semisimple Groups
So let me phrase a precise question:
Is there a standard technique by which one can translate the ...

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### a generalization of a formula of Shimura

Let $\phi$ be a $GL(2)$ automorphic form with Fourier coefficients $a(n)$ and $a(1)=1$.
Obviously we have $L(s,\phi)=\sum \frac{a(n)}{n^s}$.
Shimura have the following formula
$L(s, Ad\; ...

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### Restriction map between spaces of automorphic forms

Hello,
Let $H \subset G$ be reductive groups defined over $\mathbb{Q}$. I consider the spaces of automorphic forms of $G$ and $H$. One has a restriction map from the space of automorphic forms of $G$ ...

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### Theta lift to 1-dimensional vector space.

Hi!
My question is very simple and it is about the theta lift of unitary group in global situation.
Let $E/F$ be a quadratic number fields and $V,W$ be an $n$-dimensional and $1$-dimensional ...

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### Cuspidal automorphic representations as the space of $K$-finite vectors in a unitary cuspidal automorphic representation.

The definition I know of for a cuspidal automorphic representation of, say, $G=\mathrm{GL}_2$ over a number field $F$ (relative to a choice of compact open subgroup $K_f$ of $G(\mathbf{A}_F^\infty)$ ...

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### On the Cartan decomposition of unitary group

Hello. I have some question on Cartan decomposition of unitary group, especially $U(2)$.
I am interested in local situation, that is p-adic or archimedian.
Let $F$ be a local field and $E$ be its ...

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### Conceptual reason behind Shimura lifts

Shimura lifts are correspondence between integer weight and half-integral weight automorphic forms. Half integral weight things are associated to representation of a double cover of $G ...

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### Local Langlands conjecture for GL(2)

Let $F_v$ be a local field. Let $\sigma_v$ be a two-dimensional representation of $Gal(\overline{F}_v:F_v) \rtimes W_{F_v}$. Now, there exists an infinite-dimensional representation $\pi_v$ of ...

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### No Exceptional Eigenvalues of Weight 1/2 Maass Forms on $\Gamma_0(4)$?

Some colleagues and I were wondering if there is a citation out there which shows there are no exceptional eigenvalues, $\lambda$, of classical weight 1/2 Maass forms on $\Gamma_0(4)$, which is to say ...

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### Borel's Paris Lectures

I am trying to read Harish-Chandra's book on automorphic forms on Semisimple Lie groups, and he keeps referring to Borel's Paris lecture notes. Does anyone have an online version of these notes or ...

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### Integral conjugacy vs. Rational conjugacy

Let $G$ be an algebraic group over a field $F$. Let $g\in G(F)$, and write $C(g)$ for the centralizer of $g$ in $G$. Conjugacy over $F$ is of course not necessarily the same thing as conjugacy over an ...

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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 ...