Higher reciprocity laws

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### What is the intuition behind the definition of cuspidal representations?

Let $\mathbb{G}$ be a reductive group defined over a number field $K$, let $Z$ be its center, and let $\mathbb{A}:=\mathbb{A}_K$ be the ring of adeles of $K$. Reasonably, we care about the ...

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### What's the status of Arthur's announced classification for GSp(4)?

In "Automorphic representations of GSp(4)" (2004) (see http://www.math.toronto.edu/arthur/), James Arthur announces a classification of discrete automorphic representations of GSp(4). There are no ...

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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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### Local Langlands for $GL(2,\mathbf{C})$ and reducible principal series

My naive picture of the local Langlands correspondence for $GL(2,\mathbf{C})$ is this. The Weil group of $\mathbf{C}$ is canonically $\mathbf{C}^\times$. On the Galois side then we're looking at ...

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### Extending a representation from the Weil group to the Galois group

Let $F$ be a nonarchimedian local field. Since the Weil group $W_F$ is a dense subgroup of $G_F=Gal(\bar{F}/F)$, it's clear that restriction gives an injection $Irr(G_F)\rightarrow Irr(W_F)$ of ...

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### Why Whittaker functions are useful?

Whittaker functions appears in Langlands program. Recently, it is shown that some Whittaker functions can be obtained by integrating a function related to decoration over a geometric crystal in ...

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### What is the Twisted Trace Formula?

I am studying the trace formula using "An Introduction to the Trace Formula" by James Arthur. I would like to understand the twisted trace formula, but unfortunately I never came across a good ...

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### Status of local Langlands conjecture over positive characteristic

I am interested to know what the status of Local Langlands Conjectures in positive characteristic is? By a positive characteristic local field, I mean a field of the form $\mathbb{F}_q((t))$.
A nice ...

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### What is “special” maximal compact subgroup of algebraig group over local field?

Learning the theory of Langlands correspondence, I met the notion of "special" maximal compact subgroup of a (reductive) algebraic group over a local field.
Here, I think the word "compact" is used ...

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### Explicit calculation of Weil Deligne representations

According to Grothendieck monodromy theorem, l-adic galois representations of a local field corresponds to Weil-Deligne representations.
However, given a galois representation, it is usually difficult ...

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### Langlands program beyond CM fields?

I apologize since this is a quite vague question. And I am personally at an expert in these fields at all.
It seems to me that there are two main directions of the Langlands program, namely, ...

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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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### Conductor of a representation of a $p$-adic group

Let $G$ be a connected split reductive group over $\mathbb{Z}$. Let $F$ be a local non-Archimedean field. Let $\rho$ be an irreducible smooth representation of $G(F)$. How does one define the ...

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### Is Langlands reciprocity somehow analogous to the wave-particle duality of quantum mechanics?

Apologies for the vague question, and for the many inaccuracies (I am not a physicist and barely a number theorist).
In physics, there is the notion of gauge group of a field theory. The gauge group ...

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### Automorphicity of L-Factors of Zeta Functions

Associated to a variety over a number field $K$, one has a family of ``Hasse--Weil'' L-functions, which can be combined (as an alternating product) to give the Hasse--Weil zeta function of the ...

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### The historical development of automorphic geometry

Background:
Today the notion of automorphic geometry is often framed in the context of the Langlands program, in particular what is sometimes called the Langlands reciprocity conjecture. This is ...

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### best record toward Selberg's eigenvalue conjecture?

What's the best record toward Selberg's eigenvalue conjecture:
Maass forms on $\Gamma_o(N)$ has eigenvalue greater than 1/4?

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### parametrization of irreducible finite dimensional representation of Weil group

Let $F$ be a p-adic field, with p a prime denoting the residue field characteristic. Let $\mathcal{W}_F$ be the Weil group. In the local Langlands correspondence for $GL(n,F)$, it is important to know ...

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### What do orbital integrals have to do with reciprocity?

Hi, this is my first question (of many). I am blogging for the Fields Medal Symposium and would like to get into the mathematics involved with our program.
In an attempt to sort through the articles ...

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### Le Haut Commissariat qui surveille rigoureusement l'alignement de ses Grandes Pyramides

Yesterday I came across the following one-paragraph summary of the history of the Law of Quadratic Reciprocity in Roger Godement's Analyse mathĂŠmatique, IV, p.313 (perhaps the only treatise on ...

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### Request for errata for Automorphic Forms on GL(2)

Hello everyone,
I'm currently proofreading HervĂŠ Jacquet's and Robert Langlands's Automorphic Forms on GL(2) for future republication. I was wondering if some of you had noticed mistakes in it that ...

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### Do local L-functions/epsilon factors vary continuously with the Fell topology?

Edit due to the comment.
Consider $G=GL(2)$ over a local field $F$. The Fell topology on the unitary dual of $G(F)$ is seperable.
Given a sequence of irreducible unitary representations $(\pi_n)$ of ...

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### What can we say about the Local Langlands Correspondence for GL_n without using Bernstein-Zelevinski?

I have two specific questions regarding the LLC for $GL_n$, and in particular, what we can say about the conjecture if we don't have the ideas of Bernstein and Zelevinski, which reduce the problem to ...

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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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### L functions of Langlands Quotients of essentially-square-integrable representations

I'm reading Kudla's Article on the Local Langlands Conjecture for $p$-adic general linear groups, and specifically I'm trying to understand how the ideas of Bernstein-Zelevinski yield show that you ...

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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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### a generalization of a formula of Shimura

Let $\phi$ be a $GL(2)$ automorphic form with Fourier coefficients $a(n)$ and $a(1)=1$.
Obviously we have $L(s,\phi)=\sum \frac{a(n)}{n^s}$.
Shimura have the following formula
$L(s, Ad\; ...

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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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### Langlands product

In his 'MĂ¤rchen' Langlands considers for a local field $F$ a certain abelian category $\Pi(F)$ whose objects are given by isomorphisms classes of irreducible admissible representations of $GL_n(F)$, ...

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### stablization of cuspidal terms

Kottwitz, building on the work of Langlands and Shelstad, gave a stabilization of the elliptic terms on the geometric side of the trace formula. This stabilization depended on the endoscopic transfer ...

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### Local Langlands conjecture for GL(2)

Let $F_v$ be a local field. Let $\sigma_v$ be a two-dimensional representation of $Gal(\overline{F}_v:F_v) \rtimes W_{F_v}$. Now, there exists an infinite-dimensional representation $\pi_v$ of ...

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### Conceptual reason behind Shimura lifts

Shimura lifts are correspondence between integer weight and half-integral weight automorphic forms. Half integral weight things are associated to representation of a double cover of $G ...

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### Orbital integrals of pseudo coefficients of supercuspidal reps

Let $\pi$ be a supercuspidal representation of $G =GL_2(F)$ for a non-archimedean local field $F$, then there exists a maximal subgroup $K$ of $G$, which is compact modulo the center, and a ...

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### Have we ever proved any non-solvable case of reciprocity without the Langlands program ?

The reciprocity of the title is the following not completely well-posed problem:
Fix $P(X)$ a monic irreducible polynomial of degree $n$, with coefficients in $\mathbb Z$. "Describe"
(in some sense) ...

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### Reconciling Lusztig's results with the Langlands philosophy

Let $\boldsymbol{G}$ be a reductive group over a finite field $\mathbb{F}_q$, $G = \boldsymbol{G}(\mathbb{F}_q)$, $W = \mathrm{W}(\mathbb{F}_q)$ the Witt vectors over $\mathbb{F}_q$, and $K = ...

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### Status of (Global) Langlands Conjecture for $GL_2$ over $\mathbb{Q}$

Apologies if this question has already been dealt with on MO. I am wondering about the status of the global Langlands conjectures for $GL_2$ over the rational numbers. How close is humanity to the ...

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### New Geometric Methods in Number Theory and Automorphic Forms

The MSRI is organising a programme with the above title from Aug 11, 2014 to Dec 12, 2014. Here is a short description from their website :
The branches of number theory most
directly related ...

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### Maass-Hecke construction

I heard this name that it can construct GL(2) automorphic forms or L-functions from GL(1)?
I did not find it anywhere.
Or does it have another name which we are familiar with?

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### vanishing of spectral term in Arthur-Selberg trace formula for GL(2)?

Hi,
In the Arthur-Selberg trace formula for $G = GL(2)/\mathbf Q$ (as seen for example in
Gelbart's "Lectures on the Trace Formula"), the spectral side includes terms
like:
$$
\int_{-\infty}^\infty ...

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### The operator \boxtimes and \boxplus in automorphic representations

Given two automorphic representations $\pi_1, \pi_2$ of $GL_2(\mathbb A_Q)$ and $GL_3(\mathbb A_Q)$ respectively. Let $\pi_i =\otimes_v \pi_{i, v}$.
Now, for each $v$, let $\pi_{1, v}\boxtimes ...

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### Décomposition des nombres premiers dans des extensions non abéliennes

GauĂ famously determined the cubic character of $2$ in his Disquisitiones : $2$ is a cube modulo a prime number $p\equiv1\mod3$ if and only if $p=x^2+27y^2$ for some $x,y\in\mathbf{Z}$. This implies ...

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### Understanding the “idea” behind Langlands

Apologies in advance if this is a bit too simple to ask here, but I think I'm probably more likely to get an answer here than at stackexchange.
I've been trying to learn the basics of the Langlands ...

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### on the fundamental lemma

I consider the fundamental lemma for the spherical Hecke algebra.
Let $G$ a connected reductive quasisplit group on $F$, a local field of equal characteristic $p$.
and $H$ an endoscopic group.
Can ...

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### Classification of quasi-split unitary groups

Let $U$ be a unitary group defined with respect to an extension $E/F$ of non-archimedean local fields, and assume it is realised with respect to a pair $(V,q)$, where $V$ is an $n$-dimensional vector ...

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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.

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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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### Why doesn't functoriality immediately imply the modularity theorem?

Let $E/\mathbb{Q}$ be an elliptic curve. By the modularity theorem, the prime indexed coefficients of its $L$-function agree with those of a weight $2$ cusp eigenform $f$ with integer coefficients. ...

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### Is there an arithmetic analogue of Drinfeld's count of a number of 2d irreps of fundamental group of a curve ?

There is a paper by V. Drinfeld 1981, which title is "Number of two-dimensional irreducible representations of the fundamental group of a curve over a finite field".
It gives a formula for this ...

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### The first odd degree-2 Artin representation for which the Artin conjecture was proved

At the DeKalb conference on Hilbert's problems, John Tate gave a masterly survey of Problem 9, the General Reciprocity Law. He ends with a discussion of the Langlands Programme, especially the case ...

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### Funktorialität in der Theorie der automorphen Formen

In 2010 Langlands wrote an article with the title FunktorialitĂ¤t in der Theorie der automorphen Formen: Ihre Entdeckung und ihre Ziele. On the IAS website, he says that
This note ... was ...