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Elliptic curves over $\mathbf{Q}$ with isogenous mod $\ell$ reductions, for several $\ell$

Characteristic polynomials of Hecke operators $T_\ell$, with $\ell$ prime, acting on cusp forms $S_k$ of level one and weight $k$ "appear to be" squarefree (even irreducible!). This can be ...
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Introductory text on Galois representations

Could someone please recommend a good introductory text on Galois representations? In particular, something that might help with reading Serre's "Abelian l-Adic Representations and Elliptic Curves" ...
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Which properties of p-adic representations can be recovered from (\varphi,\Gamma)-modules?

In Berger's "An introduction to the Theory of $p$-adic Representations", he mentions that due the the equivalence of categories between etale $(\varphi,\Gamma)$-modules and $p$-adic representations, ...
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Reference for “Gal represenations attached to CM eigenforms”

I seem to recall that the construction of Gal representations associated to eigenforms with CM was done much before the general cases due to Eichler-Shimura, Deligne-Serre and Deligne. Was this done ...
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Varieties corresponding to a given Galois representation

Given an $l$-adic Galois representation which is geometric in the sense of Fontaine-Mazur what can one say about the set of (isomorphism classes of) of varieties whose $l$-adic cohomologies the ...
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Serre's open image theorem for products of elliptic curves over function fields via specialization

In Propriétés galoisiennes des points d'ordre fini des courbes elliptiques, Invent. Math. 15, 259--331 (1972), Serre proved the following (Theorem 6 ′′, p. 325): Let $K$ be a number field and let ...
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Intersection of field extensions of torsion points of non-isogenous elliptic curves

Let $E$ and $E'$ be non-isogenous elliptic curves over a field $k$ (characteristic 0) such that $Gal(k(E[p^{\infty}])/k)=Gal(k(E'[p^{\infty}])/k) = SL_2(\mathbb{Z}_p)$ with $p \geq 5$ (where ...
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a naive question about p-adic local monodromy theorem

The question is about whether one can view the p-adic local monodromy theorem as the quasi-unipotence of some monodromy operator. it is known that the classical local monodromy theorem (i.e. for ...
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Is there a “trianguline period ring”, or is one expected?

Consider a finite-dimensional $\mathbf{Q}_p$-vector space $V$ and a continuous representation $\rho : G_{\mathbf{Q}_p} \to \mathrm{GL}(V)$. Fontaine introduced various $\mathbf{Q}_p$-algebras with ...
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Why is there a weight 2 modular form congruent to any modular form

I got my copy of Computational Aspects of Modular Forms and Galois Representations in the mail yesterday. The goal of the book is "How one can compute in polynomial time the value of Ramanujan's tau ...
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Motives from the fundamental group made nilpotent

I am reading the fascinating paper of Deligne on "le groupe fondamental de la droite projective moins trois points", and other stuffs related to anabelian geometry. This suggested the following ...
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Galois Cohomology maps

Let $\bar{\rho}$ be a residual ordinary and locally split galois representation associated to a weight $k$ level $1$ form (more specifically a mod $p$ companion form). In the sense of deformation ...
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dimensions of Galois representations appearing in the cohomology

Let's take $D$ to be $n^2$-dimensional central algebra with an involution $*$ over a CM field $E=FE_0$ (where F is totally real, and $E_0$ is imaginary quadratic). Define $$G(R) = \{ x \in D \otimes ...
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Reference for the Odd Dihedral Case of Artin's conjecture

The example that Matt Emerton cited here: prompted me to become interested in how one proves that odd two dimensional dihedral Galois representation are modular. This is the first case of the strong ...
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How do you calculate the Euler factors of the imprimitive symmetric square at primes with bad reduction?

The reference for this question is Coates and Schmidt, Iwasawa theory for the symmetric square. Let $G = \textrm{Gal}(\overline{\mathbb{Q}}/\mathbb{Q}))$ and let $D_r \supseteq I_r$ be a ...
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Is the Galois x Hecke action on cohomology of Shimura varieties semi-simple?

Given a reductive group $G/\mathbf Q$ (+ additional data), and a compact open subgroup $K\subset G(\mathbf A^\infty)$, there is a standard construction that produces a Shimura variety $S$ and if we ...
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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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Eichler-Shimura for Shimura curves

Hi, What is the statement of the Eichler-Shimura relation for Shimura curves? And where can one find a proof? Thanks
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choice of local system in Deligne's construction of $l$-adic Galois representations

Hello, Deligne famously constructed $l$-adic representations of $G_\mathbf Q = Gal(\overline{\mathbf Q}/\mathbf Q)$ starting form cusp modular forms of weight $k$ by looking inside the cohomology ...
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Poitou-Tate dualities for Galois representations into power series rings?

Suppose $K$ is a finite extension of $\mathbf{Q}_p$, $A=K[[T_1,\dots,T_n]]$, $V$ a finite-rank free $A$-module, and $\rho:G_{\mathbf{Q}} \to \mathrm{GL}(V)$ a continuous Galois representation. Are ...
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Rapoport-Zink proof of purity of monodromy

Hi, Does anyone know if the article "Über die lokale Zetafunktion von Shimuravarietäten. Monodromiefiltration und verschwindene Zyklen in ungleicher Charakteristik", INvent. Math, 68 (1980) by ...
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Carayol via the trace formula

Hi, Is there a proof of the result that Carayol proves in "Sur les representations l-adiques..." using the Langlands-Kottwitz method of comparing the Lefschetz trace formula and the Selberg trace ...
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Tamagawa numbers of crystalline Galois representations

This is a followup to this question. Let $p \ge 3$ be prime, and let $V$ be a crystalline 2-dimensional representation of $G_{\mathbb{Q}_p}$ and $T$ a lattice in $V$. I'm going to assume just about ...
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Companion forms

What is the best known result concerning the existence of companion forms for classical modular forms? Gross' tameness criterion paper is always mentioned with a "unchecked compatibility" caveat? ...
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Why does $H^1(G_p/I_p,\mathbb{F}(\delta\epsilon^{-1}))$ vanish?

For a finite field $\mathbb{F}$ of char $p$ $\geq 2$, let $f$ be a normalised eigenform of weight $k\geq 2$ that is ordinary at $p$ and $\overline{\rho}_f$ be the mod $p$ Gal representation attached ...
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Do Tamagawa numbers of Galois representations stabilise in the cyclotomic tower?

Suppose $T$ is a free finite rank $\mathbb{Z}_p$-module with a continuous action of $\operatorname{Gal}(\overline{K} / K)$, where $K$ is a number field. There is a definition of local Tamagawa numbers ...
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How can we extend Galois representations ?

Let $F$ be a number field and $E/F$ a Galois extension. Suppose we have a representation $\rho_E : Gal(\overline{F}/E) \rightarrow GL_n(\overline{Q}_p)$. My question is : what are sufficiant ...
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Mod m versions of the toric part of Tate modules

Let $A$ be a polarized abelian variety over a local field $K$ with residue characteristic $p$. In the course of proving that a polarized abelian variety $A/K$ has semi-stable reduction iff for all ...
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Semistable Elliptic Curves and irreducible Galois representations

I am interested in the set of number fields $K$ having the property that for \emph{any semistable} elliptic curve $E$ defined over $K$, there exists a constant $c(E,K)>0$ such that ...
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Crystalline realizations of Artin motives

What are the crystalline realizations of Artin motives? In a paper by Kisin and Wortmann, "A note on Artin motives" (google it and you'll find it immediately), they define a suitable category of ...
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Fontaine's rings of periods

I've been trying lately to understand Fontaine's rings of periods, $B_{\mathrm{dR}}$, $B_{\mathrm{cris}}$, etc. However, I have a really hard time understanding and appreciating how to think about and ...
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Crystalline Characters

Let $K$, $L$ be finite extensions of the $p$-adic numbers. Suppose $\chi:G_K\rightarrow L^{\times}$ is crystalline. It is my understanding that if either $K$ or $L=\mathbb{Q}_p$, then $\chi$ must be a ...
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$p$-adic Langlands correspondence

Basic question: Is it correct that the $p$-adic Langlands correspondence is known for $GL_2$ only over $Q_p$ but not other $p$-adic fields? If so, I would like to request some light to be shed on this ...
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Semisimple Weil-Deligne representations

I've just realized that I don't understand something important and basic about the Weil-Deligne group and its representations. (I'm not very surprised by this). Following Deligne's article, Section ...
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how irregular can a $p$-adic Galois representation be?

Fix $p>0$ a rational prime, and $K$ an algebraic number field with Galois group $G_K:=Gal(\bar{\mathbb{Q}}/K) $. The Fontaine-Mazur conjecture predicts that if $\rho:G_K\rightarrow GL(V)$ is a ...
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When is an extension of characters de Rham?

Let $G$ be the abolute Galois group of $\mathbb Q_p$, let $\delta_1, \delta_2: G\rightarrow L^{\times}$ be continuous characters, where $L$ is a finite extension of $\mathbb Q_p$. Assume that ...
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Period rings for Galois representations

I have some questions concerning period rings for Galois representations. First, consider the case of $p$-adic representations of the absolute Galois group $G_K$, where $K$ denote a $p$-adic field. ...
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Galois action on one-dimensional quotients of l-adic cohomology

Let $A$ be an abelian variety of dimension $g$ over a number field $K$, and $\ell$ be a rational prime. Suppose that the Galois action on the $\ell$-adic cohomology $H^k(A, \mathbb{Z}_\ell) ...
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partition functions and Galois representations?

The recent answer's link to Ono's work makes me ask and wonder if his new results on partition functions tell something about Galois representations? (Hoping that question is not a case of this)
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Tamely ramified p-adic Galois representations

The following question came up in a discussion with a colleague about local Galois representations: To what extent is the classification of continuous $p$-adic representations of ...
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On the determinant of an odd, continuous Galois representation.

In his paper, Duke paper, Serre consider continuous, odd Galois representation $\rho: G_{\mathbb{Q}}\longrightarrow GL_{n}(\overline{\mathbb{F}}_{p})$ where $p$ is a rational prime. Roughly, (I don't ...
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Generalization of Raynaud's (p, p, … p) result

Does Corollary 3.4.4 in Raynaud's paper ``Schemas en Groupes de Type (p, ..., p)'' apply also to the case where G is quasi-finite? If not, what is the more general statement? The corollary states: ...
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Automorphic forms and Galois representations over imaginary quadratic fields: generalizing Taylor's theorem?

Let $K/\mathbf{Q}$ be an imaginary quadratic field, with $\sigma \in \mathrm{Gal}(K/\mathbf{Q})$ a generator. Suppose $\pi$ is a cuspidal automorphic representation of $GL_2 / K$ with central ...
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Explicitly describing a two-dimensional reducible representation of G_{Q_p}

Let $j$ be some integer which is neither 0 nor 1. The Galois cohomology space $H^1({\mathbb Q}_p,{\mathbb Q}_p(j))$ is then 1-dimensional, and thus there is a unique non-split 2-dimensional local ...
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Iwasawa main conjectures vs Bloch-Kato conjectures

Let $p$ be a prime, $K$ be a number field, $S$ a finite set of finite places of $K$ containing the set $S_p$ of places above $p$ and the places at infinity, $G:=G_{K,S}$ the Galois group of the ...
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Serre's conjecture for mod-p^n representations?

I think this may be a silly question, but here goes. Let $\rho:\mathrm{Gal}(\overline{\mathbf{Q}}/\mathbf{Q})\to \mathrm{GL}_2(\overline{\mathbf{F}_p})$ be a representation; say $\rho$ is of S-type ...
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Are Kato's zeta elements integral?

Let $E$ be an elliptic curve over $\mathbb{Q}$ and $T$ the $p$-adic Tate module of $E$. Kato's Euler system, constructed in the paper "P-adic Hodge theory and values of zeta functions of modular ...
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Can an etale (phi, Gamma) module be an extension of non-etale ones?

This question is about p-adic representations of $\mathrm{Gal}(\overline{\mathbb{Q}}_p / \mathbb{Q}_p)$ and $(\varphi, \Gamma)$-modules. By theorems of Fontaine, Cherbonnier-Colmez and Kedlaya, the ...
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About isogeny theorem for elliptic curves

$K$ a number field, $G_K$ its Galois group, $E_1, E_2$ two elliptic curves defined over $K$. The isogeny theorem says that if for some prime number $\ell$, The Tate modules (tensored with ...
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Integral models of p-adic representations

Let $G$ be a compact group and $K$ a finite extension of $Q_{p}$. If $\rho$ is a continuous representation of $G$ on a finite dimensional vector space over $K$, then it is well known that the ...