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Questions tagged [arithmetic-geometry]

Diophantine equations, elliptic curves, Mordell conjecture, Arakelov theory, Iwasawa theory, Mochizuki theory.

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The $\mathbb{Q}$-rational cuspidal group of $J_0(N)$

Let $N$ be a positive integer and consider the modular curve $X_0(N)$ over $\mathbb{Q}$. Also, consider the Jacobian variety $J_0(N)$ of $X_0(N)$, which is an abelian variety defined over $\mathbb{Q}$....
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Non-cuspidal Hecke eigenforms and Eisenstein series

It's a direct check that ${\displaystyle E_{2k}(z )=\frac{\zeta(1-2k)}{2}+\sum _{n=1}^{\infty }\sigma _{2k-1}(n)q^{n}}$ is an eigenform for every Hecke operator $T_n$ with eigenvalue $\sigma_{2k-1}(n)$...
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Deligne's theorem on finite flat group schemes and generalizations

Recall Deligne's theorem that for a finite flat commutative group scheme $G$ of order $n$, the multiplication by $n$ map $[n]: G \to G$ is the zero map. I have seen the proof a few times but I can't ...
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Classes of hyperplane sections in cohomology

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over the algebraic closure of a finite field with Galois group $G$. Is it true that the vector space $H^{2k}(X,\mathbf{Q}_{\ell}(k))^G$ has always positive ...
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Frobenius eigenvalues algebraic numbers

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over $\mathbf{F}_q$ and $\overline{X}$ its base change to $\overline{\mathbf{F}_q}$. By Deligne’s Weil I, the eigenvalues of the geometric Frobenius acting on $...
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Schoof's Algorithm for Hyperelliptic curves over $\mathbb{F}_q$ : Question regarding computation of resultant: Gaudry

I am new to StackExchange and I am currently going through Gaudry's paper on counting points on hyperelliptic curves (see https://hal.inria.fr/inria-00512403/document). As a part of the generalization ...
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When is this localization map injective, if at all?

Let $K$ be a number field and $E$ be an elliptic curve defined over $\mathbb{Q}$. Consider the localization map $$ E(K)\otimes \mathbb{Q}_p/ \mathbb{Z}_p \rightarrow \bigoplus_{v|p} E(K_v)\otimes \...
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Prerequisites for reading papers of arithmetic such as Ribet, Mazur, Faltings, Wiles

I've studied some fundamentals of algebraic geometry and number theory, and now I want to read papers which seem to be the "main stream" of frontier research on arithmetic. I've heard that Mazur's "...
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What is the automorphic interpretation of the Weil conjectures over finite fields

I am very much a beginner in the theory of automorphic forms and I might (will?) make mistakes in what follows. Please correct me. A loose interpretation of the Langland's philosophy is that to any ...
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Finite generation for a restricted ramification idele module

Let $k$ be a number field, let $\bar k \subseteq \mathbb{C}$ be a fixed algebraic closure of $k$, and let $S$ be the set of infinite primes of $k$. Denote by $k_S$ the maximal extension of $k$ inside $...
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How to visualize local complete intersection morphisms?

As the question title asks for, how do others visualize local complete intersection morphisms? My experiment in asking people in real life didn't pan out, so I'm consulting the MO algebraic geometry ...
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Euler factors of L-function at bad primes

This is of course a very-well known problem, but still let me ask the questions my way. Let $L(s)$ be a "motivic" $L$-function, whatever that means: in particular, it has an Euler product (including ...
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An abelian variety has good reduction $\iff$ the Neron model is proper

Let $R$ be a D.V.R. with the fraction field $K$, $A$ a $K$- abelian variety, $\mathfrak{A} \to \operatorname{Spec}R$ the Neron model of $A$. We say $A$ has good reduction if there exists a smooth ...
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Defining abstract varieties and their morphisms over a finitely generated subfield of the base field

Let $k$ be an algebraically closed field. By a finitely generated subfield of $k$ I mean a subfield $k_0\subset k$ that is finitely generated over the prime subfield of $k$ (that is, over $\mathbb Q$ ...
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Hardy-Littlewood vs heuristics on the zeta zeros

The first Hardy-Littlewood Conjecture asserts: Conjecture 1: Fix integers $0< a_1 < \ldots < a_k$. The density of those primes $p\le x$ such that $p + 2a_1,\ldots, p+2a_k$ are also primes, ...
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Smooth loci and formal neighborhoods

Let $R$ be a Noetherian local ring with maximal ideal $I$. Suppose we have a morphism of smooth $R$-algebras $f : A\to B$ such that its reduction modulo $I^n$ $$f_n : A/I^n \to B/I^n$$ is an ...
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Zeros of $p$-adic power series and rationality

Let $K$ be a non-archimedean field with valuation ring $(V,\mathfrak{m})$, and $K\langle t_1,\ldots, t_n\rangle$ a Tate algebra of convergent power series. Fix $f \in V\langle t_1,\ldots, t_n\rangle$....
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Solving solutions to systems of polynomial equations over $\mathbb Z$

Macaulay Resultants help identify common root in $\mathbb P^{n-1}(\mathbb K)$ of $n$ homogeneous polynomials in $n$ variables when $\mathbb K$ is algebraically closed. Is it possible that some type of ...
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How to visualize finiteness of class number?

As the question title asks for, how do others "visualize" the finiteness of class number with algebro-geometric insight? I just think of it as a result in algebraic number theory and not one in ...
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Submersion implies many rational points in image?

Let $A \colon V \to W$ be a surjective linear map (defined over $\mathbb{Z}$), inducing a projection $\alpha \colon \mathbb{P}(V) \to \mathbb{P}(W)$. Let $X \subseteq \mathbb{P}(V)$ and $Y \...
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Is there a Hodge structure for smooth proper varieties over $\mathbb{C_p}$? [duplicate]

For smooth proper varieties over $\mathbb{Q_p}$, we have several comparison theorems in p-adic Hodge theory, in particular a p-adic Hodge structure. Now for $\mathbb{C_p}$, is there any such results ...
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Is there a way to reduce this problem to two variables through functions coming from arithmetic?

Consider following diophantine equation in $\mathbb Z[x,y,z]$ in three integer variables $x,y,z$ $$x^2+L(y,z)x+L_1(y)L_2(z)=0$$ where $L(y,z)$ is a non-homogeneous linear polynomial in $y,z$ and $L_1(...
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The growth of class number in $\mathbb{Z}_p$-extensions of function fields

Let $X$ be a curve (proper, smooth, ...) over a finite field $\mathbb F_q$ where $q$. Suppose also that $\mathbb F_q$ contains the $p$-th roots of unity, in this case we have the following (unique) ...
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Interpolation of families of local fields

Let $\Sigma$ be the set of all places of $\mathbf{Q}$. We’ll call, for any $v\in\Sigma$, a local field complete with respect to an absolute value lying over $v$ and of finite degree over $\mathbf{Q}_v$...
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“Algebraization" of $p$-adic fields

Part 1: a single finite place. Let $K$ be a finite extension of $\mathbf{Q}_p$. Does there exist a number field $F/\mathbf{Q}$ and a finite place $v$ lying over $p$, such that for the completion ...
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Differential of p-divisible groups

Setting: Let $p$ be a prime number and let $S$ be a scheme such that $p$ is locally nilpotent on $\mathcal O_S$ ($p^N=0$). Let $X$ be a $p$-divisible group over $S$. Let $X[p^n] $ be the kernel of ...
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Galois actions on cohomology rings of algebraic varieties

Let $k$ be an arithmetic field. Let $G_k$ be its absolute Galois group. $G_k$ is often studied via its linear action on cohomology (etale, crystalline, ...) "groups" of algebraic varieties over $k$. ...
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analogue of Theorem of Mattuck for Abelian varieties over $\mathbf{F}_q(\!(t)\!)$

By a theorem of Mattuck [Abelian Varieties over $p$-Adic Ground Fields, Annals of Mathematics, Second Series, Vol. 62, No. 1 (Jul., 1955), pp. 92-119], for an Abelian variety $A$ of dimension $g$ over ...
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Analogue of the original Birch–Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture for abelian varieties

$\newcommand{\Q}{\Bbb Q} \newcommand{\N}{\Bbb N} \newcommand{\R}{\Bbb R} \newcommand{\Z}{\Bbb Z} \newcommand{\C}{\Bbb C} \newcommand{\F}{\Bbb F} \newcommand{\p}{\mathfrak{p}} $ Let $A$ be an abelian ...
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Vector space objects in schemes - confusion

Let $R$ be the ring $\mathbf{C}\times\mathbf{C}$, and consider the affine line $\mathbf{A}^1_R$. $\mathbf{A}^1_R$ can be given the structure of additive group scheme over $R$, denoted $(\mathbf{G}_a)...
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Examples for a conjecture of Beilinson

Beilinson has conjectured that for a regular, complete, geometrically irreducible curve $C$ of genus $g$ over a number field $k$, $rank(K_2(C))=g[k:\mathbb{Q}]$. As far as I know it is not known in ...
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Harder-Narasimhan over arbitrary coefficients

Let $X$ be an $n$ dimensional smooth projective variety over $k$. Let $H$ be a hyperplane section. Define the slope $\mu(E)=\frac{c_1(E).H^{n-1}}{rank(E)}$ for vector bundles on $X$. Does the Harder-...
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Existence of certain endomorphism of supersingular elliptic curve

Let $E$ be a supersingular elliptic curve over an algebraically closed field $K$ of characteristic $p$. Let $R = \operatorname{End}(E)$ be its ring of endomorphisms. Then, it is known $R \otimes_{\...
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Embeddings of number fields into $\mathbb{C}$ or $\bar{\mathbb{Q}}_l$

When studying arithmetic Galois representations for a number field $F$ one often fixes at the outset an embedding of its algebraic closure $\bar{F}$ into $\mathbb{C}$ or $\bar{\mathbb{Q}}_l$ and ...
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Good introductory references on moduli (stacks), for arithmetic objects

I've studied some fundation of algebraic geometry, such as Hartshorne's "Algebraic Geometry", Liu's "Algebraic Geometry and Arithmetic Curves", Silverman's "The Arithmetic of Elliptic Curves", and ...
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BSD conjecture for rank 1 elliptic curves

Let $E/\mathbb{Q}$ be an elliptic curve. The weak Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture predicts that $$\text{ord}_{s=1}L(E, s)=\text{rank} E(\mathbb{Q}).$$ Thanks to the work of Gross-Zagier and ...
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What is the spectral interpretation of the arithmetic zeta function?

I recently stumbled upon the slides of a talk given by Kedlaya, in which the following appears: For $X$ of finite type over $F_q$, a Weil cohomology theory, mapping $X$ to certain vector spaces $...
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Ext group for commutative finite group schemes

EDIT: all group schemes are commutative. Thanks @R. van Dobben de Bruyn! Could anyone provide a reference request about extensions of finite group schemes / Ext groups. As far as I know the category ...
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Lifting automorphic Galois representations to arithmetic fundamental groups and their quotients

Suppose $V$ is an algebraic variety over a number field $K$. The absolute Galois group $G_K$ of $K$ acts by outer automorphisms on the étale fundamental group $\pi_1(V_{\bar{K}})$ where $\bar{K}$ is ...
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Categorical representations of absolute Galois groups

I am looking for interesting examples of categorical representations of absolute Galois groups of arithmetic fields. Pointers to the literature would be appreciated.
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Automorphy of families of motives

I have a couple of elementary questions regarding automorphy of Galois representations arising from geometric families. Suppose we have an algebraic family of varieties over a number field, and ...
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Visualization of hidden structures in numbers

[Please allow me a note: The way desribed below allows to depict functions $f:X^2 \rightarrow Y$ completely in two dimensions (without hiding or omitting any information). This allows for depicting ...
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Extension of Galois representations from geometry

Let $K$ be a number field. Take two representations $A$, $B$ of $G_K=\mathrm{Gal}(\bar{K}/K)$ over some ring $\Lambda$ (in fact, I only consider the case $\Lambda$ is a field, usually of ...
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Frey-Mazur for abelian varieties

Let $K$ be a number field. The Frey-Mazur conjecture asserts the existence of a constant $N_K$ such that for all primes $p>N_K$, and all pairs of elliptic curves $E_1$, $E_2/K$, if $\overline{\rho}...
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Do arithmetic schemes have non-singular alterations?

Let $X$ be an integral normal flat finite type scheme over $\mathbb{Z}$. Does there exist a proper surjective generically finite morphism of schemes $Y\to X$ with $Y$ an integral regular ...
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How to visualize Dirichlet’s unit theorem?

As the question title asks for, how do others "visualize" Dirichlet’s unit theorem? I just think of it as a result in algebraic number theory and not one in algebraic geometry. Bonus points for ...
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Infinite Galois descent for finitely generated commutative algebras over a field

Let $k_0$ be a field of characteristic 0, and let $k$ is a fixed algebraic closure of $k_0$. Write $G={\rm Gal}(k/k_0)$. Let $A_0$ be a finitely generated commutative $k_0$-algebra with a unit. Then ...
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Uniformity of the set of poles of Igusa local zeta functions

Let $Ω_p$ denote the set of the real parts of the poles of the Igusa zeta function of a polynomial $f∈\mathbb{Z}[X_1,…,X_m]$ (assume $f(0)=0$ so that $\Omega_p\ne \emptyset$) at the prime p. From ...
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Pairing on arithmetic surfaces

Let $f: X \to S$ be an arithmetic surface, where $S=\operatorname{Spec } O_K$ for a number field $K$. It is well known that if we want to introduce a reasonable intersection theory on $X$ we have to ...
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Comparisons of log canonical thresholds

Premise Let $K$ be a field of characteristic zero and $f\in K[X_1,\dots,X_m]$. By Hironaka's theorem, there exists a log resolution (over $K$) of the ideal $(f)$. Let $\{(N_i,\nu_i)\}_i$ be the ...