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Double affine Hecke algebras and mainstream mathematics

This is something of a followup to the question "Kapranov's analogies", where a connection between Cherednik's double affine Hecke algebras (DAHA's) and Geometric Langlands program was mentioned. I ...
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Topological Langlands?

In a workshop about the geometry of $\mathbb{F}_1$ I attended recently, it came up a question related to a mysterious but "not-so-secret-anymore" seminar about... an hypothetical Topological Langlands ...
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Consequences of Geometric Langlands

So, lots of people work on the Geometric Langlands Conjecture, and there have been a few questions around here on it (admittedly, several of them mine). So here's another one, tagged community wiki ...
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Current Status on Langlands Program

The Langlands Program was launched almost fifty years ago, and progress has been made gradually, much of it hard earned. Langlands himself wrote a survey on the functoriality conjecture in 1997, Where ...
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A good example of a curve for geometric Langlands

I'm currently working through Frenkel's beautiful paper: http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/hep-th/pdf/0512/0512172v1.pdf. I'm looking for a good example of a projective curve to get my hands dirty, and go ...
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What is the relation between L. Lafforgue and Frenkel-Gaitsgory-Vilonen results on Langlands correspondence ?

What is the relation between Lafforgue's result on Langlands and Frenkel-Gaitsgory-Vilonen ? ( http://arxiv.org/abs/math/0012255 , http://arxiv.org/abs/math/0204081 ) Does one imply other ? If not ...
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Langlands Dual Groups

Can someone explain, explicitly, how to, given a reductive complex algebraic group construct the Langlands dual group? I know it is a group with the cocharacters of G as its characters, but how does ...
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What is Eisenstein series?

There are several related questions here, the latter being especially interesting. We know the classical Eisenstein series. What are the Eisenstein series on a group G and why they are interesting? ...
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ubiquitous quantum cohomology

Manin stressed that every projective scheme should have a quantum-cohomology structure. I'd like to know more about that. And since the varieties considered in texts about monodromy resp. vanishing ...
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Examples of Eigensheaves outside of langlands

In geometric Langlands, one looks at correspondences of the form $$ Bun_n(X) \leftarrow Hecke \rightarrow X\times Bun_n(X)$$ and calls a sheaf on the lefthand space Hecke eigensheaf, if pulling ...
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The affine Grassmannian and the Bogomolny equations

In "Electric-Magnetic Duality and The Geometric Langlands Program", Sections 9 and 10, Kapustin and Witten describe certain convolution varieties in the affine Grassmannian (and more generally, in the ...
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On Geometric Langlands Correspondence

The Geometric Langlands correspondence introduced by Drinfeld and Laumon conjectures a 1 to 1 correspondence between (A) local systems on a projective smooth curve over a field and (B) (Hecke ...
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What is an Oper?

Given a curve C, and a reductive group G, there is a moduli stack Loc_G(C), the stack of G-local systems. I keep reading that there's a substack of "opers" but am having trouble locating a ...
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The De Rham Stack and $\text{LocSys}$

Q1: Here, on pg $103$, the stack $\text{LocSys}_G(X)$ is defined (for an affine algebraic group $G$, a fixed DG scheme $X$, and a test scheme $S \in \textbf{DGSch}$): $Maps(S, LocSys_G(X)) := ...
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Generalizations of Drinfeld Symmetric Space? (Drinfeld homogeneous space, Drinfeld flag variety?)

Are there natural generalizations of the Drinfeld symmetric space? For $\mathbb{K}$, a non-Archimedean local field, the Drinfeld symmetric space can be defined as the complement of all ...
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A question on group action on categories

Let $Gr$ be the affine Grassmannian of $G=G((t))/G[[t]]$, and let $Perv(Gr)$ be the category of perverse sheaves on $Gr$. We have action of $G((t))$ on the left-hand side of $Perv(Gr)$, also we have ...
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Fiber functor of category of D-module on affine Grassmannian.

Geometric Satake correspondence allows us to construct Langlands dual group in a canonical way. In Mirkovic-Vilonen's paper, they prove that category of spherical perverse sheaves is an commutative ...
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Sheaves on Bun_G

What's the background I need to know to understand the conjectural D (Bun_G) =?= O(LocSys) from this question. I know the LHS is about the derived category of ...
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Real representations of G = those of Langlands dual and maps of a cylinder

There is a result about the real representations of a simple Lie group $G$ which is known as Soergel conjecture or Vogan duality. We'll focus on the formulation that for a fixed character of $G$ ...
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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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Explanation for Satake correspondence

Some time ago I was told there's an interesting classical Satake correspondence which I will write as $$[\mathop{\mathrm{disk}} \Rightarrow G] \\,\backslash\\, [\mathop{\mathrm{disk}^\times} ...
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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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Reverse Langlands transform

What os the meaning of a reverse Langlands transform to which Drinfeld seems to refer?
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Understanding formula in Frenkel-Witten

I'm not the person to understand everything in Geometric Endoscopy and Mirror Symmetry, but some parts of it are reasonably clear to me. In particular, one of the main objects, mathematically ...
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Local counterpart of the NON-Hitchin Hecke eigen-sheaves ?

Insight of Beilinson and Drinfeld at early 90-ies - that Hitchin's D-modules are Hecke eigen-D-modules. However they are NOT all Hecke-eigensmodules and actually they are only the half-dimensional ...
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Opers, connections

My questions here are from my attempt at trying to understand the definition on pg 15 in [FG2]-"Local Geometric Langlands Correspondence & Affine Kac-Moody Algebras" ...
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Symmetric and Exterior products of sl(n,C)-module

Let M be the $sl(n,C)$-representation of the inclusion $sl(n,C)\hookrightarrow gl(n,C)$. Let q be a symbol. $f(q)=1-M q + \wedge^2Mq^2-...+(-1)^n\wedge^nMq^n$ $g(q)=\sum_{i=0}^\infty Sym^iM \; q^i$ ...
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Twists in “Eisenstein property” in Geometric Langlands

I am trying to read and understand (parts of) Gaitsgory's “Outline of the proof of the Geometric Langlands conjecture for GL(2)” [arXiv link]. In Section 6.4.8 he states "Property Ei", which basically ...
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Langlands correspondence for reducible representations

The Langlands correspondence over a function field matches irreducible $n$-dimensional Galois representations with cuspidal irreducible automorphic representations. My question is: Is there any idea ...
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Complex Finite Dimensional Representation of GL(N,C)

What are all the complex finite dimensional linear representation of $GL(N,\mathbb{C})$? We already know all the complex finite dimensional linear representation of SU(N).
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Orbit stratification of semi infinite flag manifold?

Denote semi infinite flag manifold by $Fl_{\infty/2}=G((t))/N_-((t))H[[t]]$, denote $B_-((t))=N_-((t))H[[t]]$ from the book of Frenkel and Benzvi" Vertex algebras and algebraic curves", They take ...
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Reference on Casselman-Shalika formula for GL(n) and PGL(n)?

I am looking for reference on Casselman-Shalika formula for GL(n) and PGL(n) at finite place p.