# Tagged Questions

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### Zariski closure of orbits of real groups on complex flag manifolds

Let $G$ be a complex reductive algebraic group defined over $\mathbb R$, and $G_0$ its real points. Then the orbits of $G_0$ on $G/B$ need not be real algebraic subvarieties. Take $G=SL_2(\mathbb C)$, ...

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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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### number of simple representations

For a linearly reductive Group $G$ over a field $k$ one has that the category of finite dimensional representations of $G$ is semisimple. What can one say about the number of simple representations? ...

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### Algebraic characters and quasi-characters of reductive algebraic group over non-archimedean local field

Let $G$ be a reductive algebraic group over $F$, where $F$ is a non-archimedean local field.
Then $G(F)$ is a p-adic group.
Let $\Psi(G)$ be the lattice of algebraic characters.
Let $\Lambda_G$ be the ...

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### Decomposing representations of GL(n,F_q) induced from certain kinds of parabolics

The answer to the question below is almost certainly known to the representation theorists; in fact, I'm pretty sure it can be extracted from Green's paper "The characters of the finite general linear ...

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### Invariant vectors in supercuspidal representations of GL_2(Zp)

Let $o$ be the ring of integers in a local field $F$ with prime-ideal $p$. Let $K$ be either $GL_2(o)$ or the normalizer of the Iwahori subgroup. Let $\sigma$ be a representation of $K$ times the ...

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### How to translate the representation theory of semisimple to reductive groups?

I am aware of the following question: Definitions of Reductive and Semisimple Groups
So let me phrase a precise question:
Is there a standard technique by which one can translate the ...

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### Principal series of finite group of Lie type

I have a naive question on complex representations of finite groups of Lie type.
Let $\bf G$ be a reductive group (say connected, with connected center, for safety)
defined over a finite field ...

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### Steinberg reps of reductive groups over local fields vs finite fields

Let $G$ be a reductive group over a non-archimedean field $F$ with reisdue field $f$.
Edit: The statements only make sense modulo tensoring by one-dimensional representations.
Are the unitary, ...

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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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### Does there exist a categorical treatment of root data(systems)?

What I am looking for is an abstract description of root data with their morphisms(!) plus a comparison with the categories of reductive groups over some field, Dynkin diagrams, Lie algebras, ...

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### Are all irreducible supercuspidal representation induced from compact-mod-center subgroups?

Let $G$ be a reductive group over a local non-archimedean field $F$.
Can every irreducible supercuspidal representation of $G(F)$ be realized as the induction from an open subgroup, which is compact ...

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### description of an endomorphism algebra

Let $G$ be a reductive group, $F$ a Frobenius morphism, $B$ a Borel subgroup $F$-stable and consider the finite groups $G^F$ and $U^F$ where $U$ is the radical unipotent of $B=UT$ ($T$ torus).
I ...

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### Pseudo coefficients and orbital integrals

I am looking for a reference/idea, how this passage from Labesse's Snowbird Lecture "Introduction to endoscopy" pg.5 can be explained:
"We shall denote by $f_\pi$ a pseudo-coefficient for $\pi$, ...

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### Heights in reductive groups

Let $G$ be a reductive group over a local non-archimedean field $F$, and let $B$ a Borel subgroup. For my purposes, the case $G = GL_2(\mathbb{Q}_p)$ will be sufficient with $B$ upper triangular ...

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### moduli problem for flag varieties?

Hi,
Suppose $G$ is a reductive group over an algebraiclly closed field $k$
(suppose $k$ of char zero if you want at first). Let $X$ be its flag variety.
Question: What is the moduli problem that $X$ ...

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### Intertwining Integral defined on a Weyl group?

Why does the intertwining integral such as the one defined in A. W. Knapp's paper "Intertwining operators for semisimple groups" depend only on an element w of a Weyl group?
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### When is compact induction in GL(2) from an open compact group admissible?

Let $G$ be a locally profinite group and $K$ an open compact subgroup (mod the center), then Bushnell has shown that the following three statements are equivalent for a finite dimensional ...

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### Abel transform is an * isomorphism for SL(2, R)

Assume we conisder $G= SL(2, R)$, $K=SO(2)$ and $N$ the strict upper triangular matrices in $G$, $A$ diagonal matrices, and the Borel supgroup $B=NA$, $W$ Weyl group.
Then we have an isomorphism of ...

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### Representation theory of G1 versus G/Z

Let $G$ be an locally compact group $G$, then every irreucible representations $\pi$ is isomorphic to $\omega_{\pi} \otimes \pi'$, where $\omega_{\pi}$ is the central character of $\pi$ and $\pi'$ an ...

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### Parabolic induction GL(n,Zp)

Let $P$ be a parabolic subgroup of $GL(n)$ with Levi decomposition $P =MN$, where $N$ is the unipotent radical.
Let $\pi$ be an irreducible representation of $M(\mathbf{Z}_p)$ inflated to ...

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### Representations of GL(2, Q_p) and GL(2, Z_p)

The cuspidal representations of $GL_n(F)$ a non archimedean field $F$ with ring of integers $o$ can be classified by inducing irreducible representation from $Z GL_n(o)$.
The general question:
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### Character determines the representation?

Consider a semisimple Lie group or a $p$ adic reductive group $G$.
To what extent can the character of a representation as a distribution on $C_c^\infty(G)$ determine the representation?

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### Twisted Gelfand pairs (Reference and examples)

Let $G$ be a locally compact group and let $K$ be a compact group. Let $(\tau, V_\tau)$ be an irreducible representation of $K$.
We consider the space of $Endo_K(\tau)$-valued, compactly supported ...

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### How to understand the representation theory of $SL(n)$ from $GL(n)$?

Let $F$ be a local field. Consider the group extension (split)
$$ PSL(n,F) \rightarrow PGL(n,F) \rightarrow F^\times / (F^\times)^n.$$
What knowledge about $PGL(n)$ is necessary in order to understand ...

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### Possible Borel subgroups of GL_n?

I am trying to understand the interaction between Borel subgroups of $GL_n$ and its roots. Is it correct to say that for any choice of roots among each pair of reciprocal roots
there is a Borel ...

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### Coherent cohomology of G/U, G = reductive group, B = TU Borel subgroup

Hi,
Let $G$ be an algebraic reductive group over an algebraically closed field $k$, $T$ a maximal torus and $B = TU$ a Borel subgroup containing it. I'm interested in computing $H^*(G/U,\mathcal ...

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### Invariant functor for admissible representations of reductive groups over local fields

Hello,
I have a question concerning a certain functor between represention categories. I'm rather sure this is already known, but I could not find a reference.
Let $F$ be a local non-archimedean ...

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### Explicit formula for the trace of an unramified principal series representation of $GL(n,K)$, $K$ $p$-adic.

Let $K$ be a non-arch local field (I'm only interested in the char 0 case), let $\mathbb{G}$ be a connected reductive group over $K$ and let $G=\mathbb{G}(K)$. If $V$ is a smooth irreducible complex ...

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### Is an affine “G-variety” with reductive stabilizers a toric variety?

Let $X=Spec(A)$ be a reduced normal affine scheme over an algebraically closed field $k$ of characteristic $0$, with an action of a connected reductive group $G$. Suppose
$x\in X$ is a ...

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### If Spec(A) has a G-fixed point and a dense G-orbit, is Spec(A) a cone?

[Edited to include a dense orbit]
Let $X=Spec(A)$ be a normal affine scheme over an algebraically closed field $k$, with an action of a linearly reductive group $G$. Suppose $x\in X$ is a ...

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### Behaviour of Hilbert functions

Let $G$ be a complex simple reductive group. Then the set of isomorphy classes $Irr G$ is isomorphic to the set of dominant weights $\Lambda_+$ in the weight lattice of the maximal torus of a Borel ...

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### If a representation has enough reductive stabilizers, is it a direct sum of characters?

Suppose $G\to GL(V)$ is a linear representation of an irreducible algebraic group over a field $k$.
Suppose $C\subseteq V$ is a $G$-invariant closed cone that spans $V$, and that the stabilizer of ...