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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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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Eigenvalues of the imaginary part of the Symplectic action on Siegel upper half plane

Let $A,B\in M_n(\mathbb{R})$ and $U=A+iB$ unitary. $R=diag(r_1,r_2,…,r_n)$ is a diagonal matrix with $r_i>0, \forall i $. I need to calculate $\det(Ae^{-R}A^T+Be^{R}B^T)$. This matrix ...
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Philosophy behind cohomological representations

For a given real reductive Lie group $G$, we have the notion of a representation being cohomological using the Lie algebra cohomology. In particular we know that the discrete series representations of ...
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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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Why is the cuspidal spectrum discrete?

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 \begin{pmatrix} 1 & t \\ 0 ...
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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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Do we care about multiple zeta functions?

Coming from a number-theoretic background, I certainly care about $L$-functions and in particular automorphic ones. For automorphic forms on $SL_2(\mathbb{Z}) \backslash SL_2(\mathbb{R})$, ...
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Eisenstein Series on Siegel Space

I am looking for any reference dealing explicitly with Eisenstein series on Siegel space (the simplest case of $\rm{SP}_4$ is fine). Anything would be welcome, but in particular I'm interested in the ...
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Eisenstein series over a definite division algebra

Let $D$ be the definite quaternion division algebra over $\mathbb{Q}$. $\mathcal{O}$ is a maximal order inside $D$, let's fix $\mathcal{O}$ to be the Hurwitz quaternion. Let ...
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A problem on Hecke operators

I have a problem that is related to page 11 in http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~venkatesh/research/ml.pdf Fix $m\in\Bbb N$. Pick $(a,b)\in\Bbb Z_p^2$ randomly such that $m<a,b<2m$ with $a,b$ ...
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Local Langlands correspondence and Galois equivariance

The local Langlands correspondence $\text{rec}$ for $\text{GL}_{n}$ itself is not Galois equivariant (i.e. invariant under automorphisms of its field of definition) but rather its twist by ...
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drinfeld shtukas over higher dimensional spaces

Everytime I encounter Drinfeld Shtukas, the definition begins with vector bundles over a curve $X$ over a finite field. My question is: why the restriction to curves? Is there any interest or results ...
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Antiholomorphic cusp forms of negative weight

Let $k\geq 2$ be an even integer and let $\Gamma=\Gamma_0(N)$. Let $f\in S_k(\Gamma)$. To $f$, one may associate an antiholomorphic cusp form of weight $k$ and level $\Gamma$ by defining ...
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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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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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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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Reference request: normalization of intertwining operators for GL(2, C)

Take $F$ a local field and $\chi_1, \chi_2$ two characters, write $M(\chi_1, \chi_2)$ for the standard intertwining integral $$M(\chi_1. \chi_2).f(g) := \int_{F} f\left( \begin{pmatrix} 0&-1\\ ...
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Regularity assumption in the simple trace formula

In the simple trace formula of Deligne Kazhdan one assumes that the test function is supported at the elliptic regular elements at one place and is a supercusp form at another place. Why can't one ...
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what is the equivalent of the Euler constant for higher dimensional lattices

Let $\Lambda$ be a unimodular lattice in $\mathbb R^d$. Then there are constants such that $$\sum_{\substack{\gamma\in \Lambda\\0<|\gamma|<R\\}} \frac{1}{|\gamma|^d} = c_1 \log R + c_2 + ...
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Arithmetically equivalent number fields and Langlands Program

Two (number) fields are arithmetically equivalent if their Dedekind zeta functions are the same. It is known that any two arithmetically equivalent fields are not necessarily isomorphic; Prasad ...
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No Siegel-Landau zeros for $\mathrm{GL}(n)$

The problem of non-existance of Siegel-Landau zeros seems to be uncharacteristically easier for cuspidal automorphic representations $\pi$ on $\mathrm{GL}(n)$ if $n\geq2$. We have in fact: There ...
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Lindelof Hypothesis implying Selberg Eigenvalue Conjecture?

The Generalized Lindelof Hypothesis says that for the $L$-function of an automorphic form we have $$L(1/2+it)\ll Q(t)^{\epsilon}$$ for any $\epsilon>0$ where $Q(t)$ is the conductor of $L(s)$ at ...
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Is the twisted symmetric fifth power $L$-function holomorphic?

Let $\pi$ be a Maass cusp form for SL($2,\mathbb Z$). Let $\omega$ be a primitive Dirichlet character. Let us consider the $L-$ function $$L(s,Sym^5 \pi \times \omega)$$ or $L(s,Sym^6 \pi \times ...
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Matsushima-Murakami Isomorphism for $L^2$-cohomology

Let $\mathbf{G}$ be a reductive connected linear algebraic group over a totally real global number field, say $\mathbb{Q}$. Let $\mathbb{A}=\mathbb{R}\times\mathbb{A}_f$ be the ring of rational adele. ...
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Are Hecke eigenvalues on the cohomology of the Newton polygon strata automorphic?

Fix a genus $g$, a prime $p$, and a Newton polygon $\Delta$ of an abelian variety of genus $g$. Let $\mathcal A_{g, \overline{\mathbb F}_p, \Delta}$ be the moduli stack of abelian varieties of genus ...
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Non-algebraic Hecke characters

Algebraic Hecke characters are ubiquitous in modern number theory. They are in 1-1 correspondence with one dimensional complex Galois representations, and in some precise sense they are the building ...
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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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Fourier expansion of automorphic forms

we know that for $r \in \{1,2,3,4\},$ $\lambda_{Sym^rf}$ is an automorphic form (here $f$ is a modular form for the full modular group) and this fact is conjectured for $r\geq 5$ by Langlands and ...
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What are the local Langlands conjectures nowadays, for connected reductive groups over a $p$-adic field?

Let me stress that I am only interested in $p$-adic fields in this question, for reasons that will become clear later. Let me also stress that in some sense I am basically assuming that the reader ...
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Automorphic factorization of Dedekind zeta functions

It is well known that for abelian number fields, the factorization of its Dedekind zeta function goes like this: $$\zeta_K(s)=\zeta(s)\prod_{\chi \neq 1} L(s,\chi)$$ with the Dirichlet characters ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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On the definition of matrix coefficient

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 ...
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To what extent are modular parametrizations expected to generalize?

By the Modularity Theorem (a.k.a. the Shimura--Taniyama--Weil Conjecture), if $E$ is an elliptic curve over $\textbf{Q}$ with conductor $N$, then there exists a “modular parametrization” $\psi: X_0(N) ...
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Question about mean square estimate for sums of Dirichlet coefficients of Symmetric Power $L$-functions

I have a question related to Coefficients of Symmetric power $L$-functions and I would be grateful if you could answer it. Let $\lambda_{Sym^rf}(n)$ be the $n$th Dirichlet coefficient of ...
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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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Examples of Rankin-Selberg L-functions from Eisenstein series

I've been digging for awhile to not much success, so I figure I would try here: I am looking for some references which compute explicitly examples of Rankin-Selberg L-functions from the constant ...
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How to construct the symmetric power function from a modular form?

I want to understand how we construct from a modular form $f$ its symmetric power function $Sym^rf.$ I read that there is a particular representation that does this but I am not familiar with this ...
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Which L-functions are not “Langlands-Shahidi L-functions”?

The Langlands-Shahidi method, among other things, obtains certain L-functions from the constant term of Eisenstein series attached to so-called $(G,M)$ pairs, where $G$ is a reductive group, $M$ a ...
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The infinity-type of automorphic representations in the Langlands correspondence

Let $K$ be a number field, $\rho\colon \mathrm{Gal}_K\to \mathrm{GL}_n(\overline{\mathbf{Q}_p})$ a geometric (i.e.: unramified a.e., de Rham above $p$) irreducible Galois representation. One piece of ...
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Fourier Transform of Eisenstein Series - Sum of Divisors or Ramanujan Sums?

I am stuck on this computation of the Fourier coefficients of Eisenstein series. For $\Gamma = SL(2, \mathbb{Z})$ and $\Gamma_\infty = \left\{ \left( \begin{array}{cc} 1 & m \\ 0 & 1 ...
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Reference request: proofs of the theorems in the paper On the representation of the group GL(n, K) where K is a local field

In the paper On the representation of the group GL(n, K) where K is a local field by Gelfand and Kazhdan, it is said that the proofs of the theorems in the paper are published in some other papers. I ...