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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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### Atkin–Lehner operator for GL(3)?

Let $f$ be an automorphic form for $\Gamma_0(N)\subset SL(3,\mathbb{Z})$.
$\Gamma_0(N)=(a,b,c;d,e,f;g,h,i)\in SL(3,\mathbb{Z})|g=h=0(mod N)$
Is there any Atkin-Lehner operator for $\Gamma_0(N)$ ...

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### Double coset decomposition of symplectic group over a quadratic extension

I'm trying to understand the double coset decomposition of $G(F)\setminus G(E)/K_E$ , where $G = \mathrm{GSp}_{2n}$ is the rank $n$ group of symplectic similitudes, $E/F$ is a quadratic extension of ...

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### What is the dual of principal series of GL(3,R)?

It is common to construct principal series by induction from Borel subgroup. Say $H_1$ and $H_2$ are dual representations. Both are induced representation from Borel subgroups.
Is the integration ...

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### An interesting double coset in the theory of automorphic forms

Does anyone have some idea to describe the double coset $P(F)\backslash G(F)/H(F)$ , say using Weyl group elements ? Here $G=GL_n\times GL_{n-1}$ is defined over a number field $F$ , $H=GL_{n-1}$ ...

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### Tamagawa number for functional fields

Let $G$ be a split semi-simple simply connected group over a global field $F$ and let
$\omega$ be a top-degree differential form on $G$ without zeroes (defined over $F$). It is well
known that ...

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### Non congruence subgroups containing congruence subgroups.

Does there exist Fuchsian groups, which is not conjugated in $SL(2, \mathbb{R})$ to a subgroup of $SL(2, \mathbb{Z})$, but still contains a congruence subgroup?

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### Automorphic Forms on product of groups $G\times H$

Dear all, I have some difficulty in understanding the notion of automorphic forms on product of groups.
Let $G$, $H$ be two reductive groups defined over a number field
$F$. Let $\mathcal{A}(G)$ be ...

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### Generating function related to 2-residues of partitions

Question
Express the following power series in two commuting variables $x,y$ as an infinite product, or a short sum of infinite products:
$$
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### Square integrable functions on $\Gamma \backslash G$

I am trying to understand proposition 2.1.6 in Bump's book Automorphic forms and Representations.
Let $G=GL(2,\mathbb{R})^+$ and define $G_1=G/Z^+$, where $Z^+$ denotes the center, and define ...

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### Growth of smallest closed geodesic in congruence subgroups?

Let $\Gamma$ be one of the classical congruence subgroups $\Gamma_0(N)$, $\Gamma_1(N)$ and $\Gamma(N)$ of $SL(2, \mathbb{Z})$.
How does the lower bound for the length of primitive geodesics on ...

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### The historical development of automorphic geometry

Background:
Today the notion of automorphic geometry is often framed in the context of the Langlands program, in particular what is sometimes called the Langlands reciprocity conjecture. This is ...

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### Elliptic orbital integral

Let $F$ be a local field and $G = GL(n,F)$. Let $f$ be an element $C_c^\infty(G)$.
Let $\gamma$ be an elliptic element of $G$ with irreducible characteristic polynomial.
What are strategies to ...

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### Sums of Kloosterman sums over primes

For $m,n,c\in\mathbb{N}$ let $S(m,n;c)$ be the Kloosterman sum
$$S(m,n;c)=\sum_{a=1, \gcd (a,c)=1}^ce\left(\frac{ma+n\overline{a}}{c}\right).$$
The Kuznetsov Trace Formula allows us to obtain bounds ...

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### Is this a subcase of the fundamental lemma?

Let $F$ be a local field and $G= GL(n,F)$.
Assume that $\gamma$ is an element of $G$ and $G_\gamma$ is its centralizer.
The orbital integral is defined as
$$ O_\gamma^G( \phi) = ...

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### Where do the real analytic Eisenstein series live?

In obtaining the spectral decomposition of $L^2(\Gamma \backslash G)$ where $G=SL_2(\mathbb{R})$, and $\Gamma$ is an arithmetic subgroup (I am satisfied with $\Gamma = SL (2,\mathbb{Z})$) we have a ...

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### modular form Fourier coefficients and associated automorphic representation

Hi,
Let $f$ be a cuspidal modular form of some weight and level $N$. Then it determines
an irreducible automorphic representation $\pi = \bigotimes'\pi_p$ of $GL_2(\mathbf Q)$.
Let $f = \sum_i a_i ...

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### Different cuspidal automorphic representations with same representations at infinity

Let us fix a representation $\pi_\infty$ of GL(n,$\mathbb R$).
Let us fix a character $\chi$ of K, where K is a compact subgroup of $GL(n,\mathbb A_{finite})$.
$$K=\Pi_{v<\infty}K_v$$
$K_v$ is ...

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### classification of irreducible admissible (g,K)-module for GL(3,R)

classification of irreducible admissible (g,K)-module for GL(3,R)
Is there a classification of irreducible admissible (g,K)-module for GL(3,R)?
For GL(2,R) we have principal series, discrete series ...

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### What is the relationship between (g,K)-module and Maass forms?

What is the relationship between (g,K)-module and Maass forms for GL(2)?
(g,K)-modules are defined in chapter 2 of Bump, Automorphic forms and representations.
There is a classification of ...

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### What is the non-motivic motivation behind automorphic representations?

In one of my last questions:
What is the "reason" for modularity results?
it was pointed out to me that "the notion of automorphic representation developed independently of any concern with ...

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### Which Shimura varieties are known to be automorphic?

This seems like something that should be well-known, but as an outsider to the field, I'm having trouble locating precise statements.
Hasse-Weil zeta functions of Shimura varieties should be ...

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### How badly can strong multiplicity one fail in the theory of automorphic representations?

Let $G$ be a connected reductive group over a global field $k$, and let $\pi=\otimes_w\pi_w$ and $\pi'=\otimes_w\pi'_w$ be two automorphic representations for $G$, where here of course $w$ is ranging ...

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### What is the nature of the locus in the eigencurve associated to some conditions on the associated automorphic representation (at $p$)?

I've chatted informally with some folks about this question before and gotten some very nice insights, but I thought I'd toss it out to a wider audience because it is a continuing curiosity of mine.
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### embedding of local tempered representation into cuspidal automorphic representation

Let v be a finite place of a number field F. Let $\pi_{v}$ be an irreducible tempered representation of $ GL_{n}(F_v)$. Is it true that we can find some irreducible cuspidal automorphic representation ...

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### Corvallis 1979 proceedings

These proceedings have long been freely available on the AMS website, but now it seems we can't even find them anymore (e.g. http://www.ams.org/publications/online-books/pspum331-index and ...

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### embedding of local representation into automorphic representation

Assume $v$ is a place of a number field $k$, finite or not. Let $\pi_v$ be an irreducible admissible generic representation of $GL_n(k_v)$. Is it always true that we can find some irreducible generic ...

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### Is the space of global Whittaker functions complete?

Let $f$ be a complex valued function of $GL_n(\mathbb{A})$, where $\mathbb{A}$ is the adeles of some number field. Assume $f(ug)=\psi(u)f(g)$ for any $u$ in the standard maximal unipotent subgroup ...

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### non-holomorphic index-raising operator for Jacobi-Maass forms?

Is there a well-defined non-holomorphic index-raising operator $V_l$, taking index-$m$ Jacobi-Maass forms to index-$ml$ Jacobi-Maass forms (same weight), analogous to the holomorphic operator defined ...

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### How does the right regular of GL(n, R) and GL(n,Qp) decompose?

The question is contained in the title. I would guess that this question is already answered in the literature.
Given the reductive group $GL(n)$ over a complete local field, how does the right ...

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### What is the relation of the Kuznetsov-Bruggeman trace formula and the Selberg trace formula?

I have read that there is an elementary way to show that the above mentioned trace fromulas are equivalent in the sense, that each of them can be derived directly from the other. There should exist a ...

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### Jacquet Langlands correspondance

I have one issue with the Jacquet Langlands correspondance. The Weyl law for $H$ modulo a congruence subgroup and the Weyl law for cocompact groups are different. So why does this not contradict this ...

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### Base Change for Eigenvarieties

Let $E/F$ be a Galois extension of number fields, and $G$ a reductive group over $F$. If Langlands Base Change is known for $G/F$ and $G/E$, and moreover the eigenvarieties for $G/F$ and $G/E$ have ...

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### base change and Langlands' combinatorial exercise

Hi,
Is it correct that Langlands' combinatorial exercise (as he terms it in his paper
"Shimura varieties and the Selberg trace formula") is to establish base change identities between orbital ...

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### Decomposition of Artin L functions

The Dedekind zeta function of an abelian extension $E$ of $\mathbb{Q}$ factors as a product of Artin L function $L(s, \chi)$, where the product runs over all irreducible representations $\chi$ of ...

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### strong approximation and one-dimensional automorphic representations

Hi,
Let $D$ be a quaternion algebra over $\mathbf Q$ such that $D\otimes\mathbf R = M_2(\mathbf R)$.
Let $\pi = \pi_\infty \otimes_p \pi_p$ be an irreducible automorphic representation of ...

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### Decomposition of $L_0^2(GL_2({\mathbb{Q}}) \backslash GL_2(A), \psi)$

Two questions concerning the decomposition of $L_0^2(GL_2({\mathbb{Q}}) \backslash GL_2(A), \psi)$, where $\psi$ is a Hecke character on the adelic ring $A$:
It is known that when $\psi$ is trivial ...

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### A stupid question about Automorphic forms

Okay, so an automorphic form $f$ on a reductive group $G/ \mathbb{Q}$ and arithmetic subgroup $\Gamma$ is a smooth function satisfying the following conditions:
(a) invariance with respect to left ...

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### Why isn't meromorphic continuation enough for converse theorems?

This is a very naive question which really does little more than highlight my ignorance of how converse theorems really work.
Take an algebraic gadget which should be conjecturally associated to an ...

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### Why is the Arthur trace formula so powerful?

Considering the Arthur trace formula, why are the sort of convolution operators, whose "normalized traces" are given in geometric terms and spectral terms, actually able to distinguish all automorphic ...

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### Why is the simple trace formula a weaker tool than the Arthur trace formula?

What are some concrete examples of theorems which can be deduced from the Arthur trace formula, which do not follow from the simple trace of Kazdhan and Flicker?
(So I do not mean weaker in the sense ...

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### Unitary groups over number fields

When defining unitary groups over number fields, one usually takes $F$ to be a totally real number field, $E$ a CM quadratic extension of $F$, and $V$ a hermitian space attached to $E/F$. Then $U(V)$ ...

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### Non-vanishing of twists of L functions for GL(4)

Hello,
This is a question in the spirit of
Nonvanishing of central L-values of quadratic twists?
and the application I have in mind is to p-adic L-functions a la Ash-Ginzburg.
The question is ...

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### Why is the cuspidal spectrum discrete?

Hi, I have a short question concerning the spectral theory of automorphic forms. What is the main property of the unipotent group $N$, which consist of matrices in the form ...

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### There is no lattice in PSL(2,R) which contains PSL(2,Z) properly?

How can I see that there is no lattice in $G=\mathrm{PSL}_2( \mathbb{R})$ which contains $\Gamma_1=\mathrm{PSL}_2( \mathbb{Z})$ properly, or equivalently, that $X_1 =\mathrm{PSL}_2(\mathbb{Z}) ...

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### Non-vanishing of p-adic L-functions

In Non-vanishing of L-series of modular forms (easy case?) it was answered that for a cuspidal newform $f$ of weight strictly greater than 2, then $L(f,1)$ is non-zero. (Here the $L$-series is ...

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### Relation between Theta series and Eisensteinseries

In "Mackey - Unitary Group Representation in Physics, Probability and Number Theory" on page 326, George Mackey mentions a result of Ludwig Siegel, which was later generalized to semi-simple Lie ...

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### Are the $\Gamma(N)$ the only normal congruence subgroups of $\mathrm{SL}_2(\mathbb{Z})$?

The answer to the original question is no, see JSE!
Are the $\Gamma(N)$ the only normal congruence subgroups of $\mathrm{PSL}_2(\mathbb{Z})$ with no finite subgroups (elliptic elements)? What about ...

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### Double coset spaces of reductive groups and integral representations of L-functions

Let $G$ be a reductive group over a number field $k$, with center $Z$. Let $P$ be a parabolic subgroup. Let $H$ be a reductive subgroup of $G$. To what extent can we understand the double coset space ...

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### Meromorphic continuation of Eisenstein series

I am interested what kind of (different) proofs of meromorphic continuation Eisenstein series (for general parabolic subgroups) exist in the literature? The only one I understand well,
is Bernstein's ...