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An automorphic form is a well-behaved function from a topological group G to the complex numbers (or complex vector space) which is invariant under the action of a discrete subgroup \Gamma \subset G of the topological group. Automorphic forms are a generalization of the idea of periodic functions in ...

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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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### automorphic forms associated with symmetries of vertices of uniform honeycombs in hyperbolic space

Is there a catalogue of automorphic forms (modular/Maass/Siegel/Hilbert...) which lists them in terms of Poincaré series associated with the symmetries of the vertices of uniform honeycombs in ...
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### Is there an analogue of Fourier series using infinite series of Jacobi elliptic functions to model doubly-periodic functions?

We can use Fourier series to model general singly-periodic functions. Infinite sums of orthogonal trigonometric polynomials can approximate any singly-periodic function that is continuous along its ...
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### Factorizability of Subquotients of Principal Series Representations

Fix number field $F$, its ring of adeles $\mathbb{A}$, a "nice" algebraic group defined over $F$ (at least reductive but for my purposes I can assume simple and simply connected) and a parabolic ...
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### Level dependence in the Ramanujan-Petersson Conjecture for GL(2) Maass forms

Suppose $f(z) = \sum_{n \geq 1} A(n)n^{\frac{k-1}{2}} e(nz)$ is a weight $k$ holomorphic cusp form on $\text{GL}(2)$. Then the Ramanujan-Petersson conjecture (proved in this case by Deligne) says ...
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### Even Galois representations “mod p”

Consider an irreducible $\mathrm{mod}$ $p$ representation: $$\rho: \mathrm{Gal}(\bar{\mathbb{Q}}/\mathbb{Q})\to\mathrm{GL}_2(\bar{\mathbb{F}}_p)$$ If $\rho$ is odd, it was conjectured by Serre in ...
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### How many integer solutions of $a^2+b^2=c^2+d^2+n$ are there?

Are there any references to study the integer solutions (existence and how many) of Diophantine equations like $a^2+b^2=c^2+d^2+2$, $a^2+b^2=c^2+d^2+3$, $a^2+b^2=c^2+d^2+5$...? Actually, I can prove ...
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### Does viewing an Eisenstein series as a sum over cusps explain the antagonism between Eisenstein serieses and cusp forms?

I'm trying to understand the relationship between various aspects of the concept of "Eisenstein series" (as discussed for example in Diamond & Shurman's "A First Course in Modular Forms"), in ...
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### Non-vanishing of L-function of modular form

There is a theorem by Langlands and Shalika (link) that the L-function of a cuspidal automorphic representation does not vanish on the line $\mathrm{Re}( s)=1$ (in their normalization which might be ...
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### Primer on Eisenstein series

My apologies if this question is a duplicate. I seached, and the closest I could locate is this question, which has very intriguing and intractable (for me) responses. In my continuing journey of ...
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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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### Automorphic representations whose local factors are tempered almost everywhere

Let $F$ be a global field, let $\mathbf{G}$ be a reductive algebraic group over $F$, and let $\pi$ be an irreducible discrete automorphic representation of $\mathbf{G}$. Write $\pi$ as a restricted ...
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### Definition of discrete spectrum and continuous and basic properties

I apologize if this is too basic for MO. I have an embarrassing admission to make: I don't know the actual definition of the discrete/continuous spectrum of a reductive group $G/\mathbb{Q}$ (in the ...
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### What is the status of Arthur's book?

Arthur's long-awaited book project is now published (The endoscopic classification of representations: orthogonal and symplectic groups). However, in the book he takes some things for granted: The ...
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### What is the best way to learn about Modular Forms?

I am a senior Mathematics Major, and I am interesting in learning about Modular Forms. I have a layman's general sense of what they are but I was wondering if there is a lecture(I am willing to pay) ...
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### Birch's conjecture from Representation Theory

Birch has a conjecture about which automorphic forms on $PGL(2)$ are the lifts from nonsplit $O(3)$. Temporarily ignore global issues, and focus on the local nonarchimedian picture. The automorphic ...
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### Analytic continuation of intertwining operator

I was trying to understand the paper "Forms of GL(2) from the analytic point of view", by Gelbart and Jacquet. On Page 226 in Remark (4.13) they mention that the kernel of the local intertwining ...
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### Simplest case of Langlands-Shahidi method

I would like to read the simplest examples of Langlands-Shahidi method carried out to prove the functional equation of $L$-function. Could the constant term of $\mathrm{GL}(2)$-Eisenstein series be ...
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### History of spectral methods to the study of real analytic $GL_2$-Eisenstein series

I'm trying to sort out the history of spectral methods in the study of real analytic $GL_2$-Eisenstein series. From what I read so far, I would say that the subject was really kicked off by the ...
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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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### Two questions about Whittaker functions

I am watching the video: Modeling p-adic Whittaker functions, Part I. I have two questions about Whittaker functions in the video. From 33:00 to 37:00, it is said that after changing of variables, ...
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### Shifted convolution problem for Coefficients of automorphic forms

The shifted convolution problem for coefficients of modular forms is well studied and many estimates were established for the shifted convolution sums of Hecke eigenvalues. So, one may ask about the ...
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### Generic irreducibility of parabolic induction

In J.Bernstein's notes: REPRESENTATION OF P-ADIC GROUPS, he remarked the following result(see P.88): Let $G$ be a reductive group defined over nonarchimedean local field $F$, $P$ parabolic subgroup of ...
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### Converse to Modularity II: Maass cusp forms

(This comes from this other question. You can find more details there) The following bijection is now a theorem: Odd irreducible 2-dim Galois repn $\longleftrightarrow$ weight 1 newforms note:...
### Uniform definition of $S(\mathbb{R})$ and $S(\mathbb{Q}_p)$
Let $\mathcal{P}=\{\infty, 2,3,5,7,11,\ldots\}$ be the set of primes of $\mathbb{Q}$ and let $\mathbb{Q}_p$ denote the corresponding completions, so in particular $\mathbb{Q}_{\infty}=\mathbb{R}$. Is ...
As far as I have known, for irreducible admissible representation $\pi$ of $p$-adic group $G$, the matrix coefficient is defined as follows: For $v\in \pi$ and $w \in \pi ^\vee$, the contragredient ...