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Rapoport-Zink proof of purity of monodromy

Hi, Does anyone know if the article "├ťber die lokale Zetafunktion von Shimuravariet├Ąten. 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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Why is Class Field Theory the same as Langlands for GL_1?

I've heard many people say that class field theory is the same as the Langlands conjectures for GL_1 (and more specifically, that local Langlands for GL_1 is the same as local class field theory). ...
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Geometric construction of depth zero local Langlands correspondence

Dear community, In light of the recent work of DeBacker/Reeder on the depth zero local Langlands correspondence, I was wondering if there is an attempt to "geometrize" the depth zero local Langlands ...
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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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Galois representation associated to a modular form is crystalline iff…

I am looking for the reference for the following fact (used, for example, in the proof of theorem 4.4. in Breuil's expose about local-global compatibility at Bourbaki): For $f$ a modular cuspidal ...
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Why do we see SU(2,R) in the Local automorphic Langlands group?

The paper "A note on the automorphic Langlands group" by J. Arthur, http://www.claymath.org/cw/arthur/pdf/automorphic-langlands-group.pdf discusses the mysterious `automorphic Langlands group'. This ...
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Langlands conjectures in higher dimensions

Geometric class field theory (curves over a finite field) has been generalized to higher dimensional varieties over a finite field (and other arithmetical fields). Some of the key names here are Lang, ...
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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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local Langlands and the Jacquet module

Let $G = GL_n(F)$ be the general linear group over a finite extension $F$ of $Q_p$. This question could be posed for a larger class of groups, but let us stay with $Gl_n$ for the moment. Let $\pi$ ...
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What are the pillars of Langlands?

I had previously asked: Narratives in Modular Curves Since then, I've read quite a bit more (but not nearly enough) and I have a few follow up questions about the big picture. As you will soon see, ...
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questions on Deligne's letter to Piatetski-Shapiro

Now, that the letter is to be found here: http://www.math.ias.edu/~jaredw/DeligneLetterToPiatetskiShapiro.pdf ,I'd have a couple of questions concerning it. Actually, I have a problem only with the ...
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L-functions and higher-dimensional Eichler-Shimura relation

From what I have been reading I understand that it is a part of the Langlands program to express Zeta-function of a Shimura variety associated to the group G in terms of L-functions attached to G. I ...
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Langlands in dimension 2: the Yoshida conjecture

Background: One prominent part of the Langlands program is the conjecture that all motives are automorphic. It is of interest to consider special cases that are more precise, if less sweeping. ...
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The fundamental lemma and the conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer

Here is a rather pathetic question. In a comment on Tim Gower's weblog, I tentatively stated that the fundamental lemma was necessary for the work of Skinner and Urban relating ranks of Selmer groups ...
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Galoisian sets and the Langlands programme

Note: I've revised the question just a little bit in the hope of making it easier. Given an algebraic number field $F$, which we may as well take to be Galois over $\mathbb{Q}$, we denote by $S_F$ ...
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Quaternary quadratic forms and Elliptic curves via Langlands?

The content of this note was the topic of a lecture by Günter Harder at the School on Automorphic Forms, Trieste 2000. The actual problem comes from the article A little bit of number theory by ...
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Weil-Deligne representations

Where can I find a complete classification of the $l$-adic Weil-Deligne representations for a local field $F$ of residual characteristic $p$ (with $p$ different from $l$)? Thanks.
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Automorphic representations attached to abelian varieties

Let $A$ be an abelian variety defined over $\mathbb{Q}$, of dimension $d$. It is widely expected that there is an automorphic representation $\pi_A$ of $GL(2d)/\mathbb{Q}$ whose L-function agrees ...
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Non-abelian class field theory and fundamental groups

Over the years, I've been somewhat in the habit of asking questions in this vein to experts in the Langlands programme. As is well known, given an algebraic number field $K$, they propose to replace ...
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Uniqueness of local Langlands correspondence for connected reductive groups over real/complex field.

In Langlands' notes "On the classification of irreducible representations of real algebraic groups", available at the Langlands Digital Archive page here, Langlands gives a construction which is now ...
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units in distinct division algebras over number fields---are they definitely not isomorphic as abstract groups?

This is really an irrelevant question in the sense that the answer isn't remotely "logically crucial for the Langlands programme" or whatever---it's just something that occurred to me when writing ...
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Simple explicit example of local Jacquet-Langlands theorem for inner forms of GL(n), and consequences

This one will be very easy for the experts. Let $F$ be a nonarch local field, let $n\geq1$ be an integer, choose $0\leq d<n$ and let $D$ be the central simple algebra over $F$ with invariant $d/n$ ...
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Characterizing the Local Langlands Correspondence

In the p-adic case, is there any hope for a set of conditions on the local Langlands correspondence which would make it unique? In the case of GL(n) this is provided by L and epsilon factors. For ...
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Open project: Let's compute the Fourier expansion of a non-solvable algebraic Maass form.

OK so let's see if I can use MO to explicitly compute an example of something, by getting other people to join in. Sort of "one level up"---often people answer questions here but I'm going to see if I ...
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P-adic local Langlands for non-unitary representations?

In Colmez's work on the p-adic local Langlands correspondence for ${\rm GL}_2(\mathbb{Q}_p)$, he works with ${\rm GL}_2(\mathbb{Q}_p)$-representations on $p$-adic Banach spaces which admit an ...
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Elementary Aspects of Galois Deformation

Galois deformations are an important tool in Wiles' arsenal for proving FLT. Are there any more elementary aspects (I'm thinking of 1-dimensional Galois representations attached to number fields) ...
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Weil group, Weil-Deligne group scheme and conjectural Langlands group

I was reading a series of article from the Corvallis volume. There are couple of questions which came to my mind: Why do we need to consider representation of Weil-Deligne group? That is what is an ...
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Tools for the Langlands Program?

Hi, I know this might be a bit vague, but I was wondering what are the hypothetical tools necessary to solve the Langlands conjectures (the original statments or the "geometic" analogue). What I mean ...
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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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Galoisian sets of prime numbers

The question is about characterising the sets $S(K)$ of primes which split completely in a given galoisian extension $K|\mathbb{Q}$. Do recent results such as Serre's modularity conjecture (as proved ...
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What is the current status of the function fields Langlands conjectures?

My question, roughly speaking is, what happened to the function fields Langlands conjecture? I understand around 2000 (or slightly earlier perhaps), Lafforgue proved the function fields Langlands ...
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The monodromy-weight-, Ramanujan-, Langlands-landscape

The drawing on the last page of Yoshida's notes make me puzzle, perhaps you can help? It shows a "landscape" featuring the monodromy-weight conj., the general Ramanujan-conj., the Langlands ...
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examples of admissible representations of $GL_{n}(K)$ over p-adic field

I've been reading about the Langlands program (the paper by Torsten Wedhorn "Local langlands correspondence for GL(n) over p-adic fields, to be precise), and I want to get my hands dirty with ...
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Kapranov's analogies

I just wonder about Kapranov's "Analogies between Langlands Correspondence and topological QFT". I would like to read a more detailed exposition and how one turns that analogy into concrete ...
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Induction and Coinduction of Representations

I'd like to understand the general framework of induction and coinduction of representations. If G is a finite group and H a subgroup, I know that there is a restriction functor from representations ...
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Where stands functoriality in 2009?

Robert Langlands is famous in number theory for making famous and deep conjectures about very abstract things called automorphic forms, somewhere in the 60s. There's a very interesting article by ...