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Newton stratification in the Shimura variety for $\mathrm{GU}(1,n-1)$ over a ramified prime

Consider the PEL Shimura variety $\mathrm{Sh}_{K}$ for $\mathrm{GU}(1,n-1)$, where $K\subset G(\mathbb A_f)$ is an open compact subgroup which is small enough, and $G$ is the group of unitary ...
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A local model of a Shimura variety and a local Shimura variety

I have a question about the book on p-adic geometry by Scholze and Weinstein. There are two ‘local theories of Shimura varieties’ written in it. The one is a local model of a Shimura variety. This is ...
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Does the construction of arithmetic toroidal compactification of $A_{g}$ depend on semistable reduction theorem?

If there is a good theory of arithmetic toroidal compactification over $\mathbb{Z}_{p}$ of the Siegel modular variety with deep enough level structure, then it seems like semistable reduction theorem ...
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Explicit toroidal compactification of Hilbert modular varieties

Hirzebruch's construction of toroidal compactification of Hilbert modular surfaces is explicit, namely one can explicitly choose rational polyhedral cone decomposition in a sort of optimal way using ...
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What can the $p$-component of an automorphic representation be once we have fixed its $\infty$-component?

My question concerns Fargues' 2004 Astérique paper "Cohomologie des espaces de modules de groupes $p$-divisibles", available here. I will use the same notations below. Before stating it, I ...
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Heuristics for the very little torsion in the cohomology of Shimura variety

Consider the following statement which is a part of Conjecture 1.3 in the paper titled "The asymptotic growth of torsion homology for arithmetic groups" authored by N. Bergeron and A. ...
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Cohomology of Shimura varieties and coherent sheaves on the stack of Langlands parameters

In Zhu's Coherent sheaves on the stack of Langlands parameters theorem 4.7.1 relates the cohomology of the moduli stack of shtukas to global sections of a certain sheaf on the stack of global ...
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Is there a classification of non-simple Jacobians?

An abelian variety in the interior of the Torelli locus is non-decomposable, but it could possibly be non-simple (i.e. isogenous to a product of abelian varieties with lower dimension). For certain ...
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Shimura varieties which are not of abelian type but has a good modular description

Deligne's idea was that Shimura varieties should be understood as moduli space of motives(with extra structures). lot's of Shimura varieties of abelian type can be understood as moduli space of ...
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complement of "good reduction" points in p-adic shimura varieties

assume that $X$ is Siegel Shimura variety defined over $\mathbb{Z}_p$, you can take its p-adic formal completion $\mathfrak{X}$,and than take it's adic generic fiber $\mathcal{X}$ and get an adic ...
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Moduli-space interpretation of a morphism of unitary Shimura varieties

Let $G$ be the quasi-split unitary similitude group $GU(2, 1)$, for some choice of imaginary quadratic field $E$; and let $T = GU(1)$ be the torus $Res_{E/Q}\mathbf{G}_m$. Then there's a morphism $\...
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Moduli interpretation of Hirzebruch-Zagier divisors

In their famous 1976 paper, Hirzebruch and Zagier define certain divisors $T_N$ on the Hilbert modular surface corresponding to the group $\text{SL}_2(\mathcal{O}_F)$ for $F=\mathbb{Q}(\sqrt{p})$. ...
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Artin reciprocity via Shimura varieties

The point of Shimura varieties, as far as I've understood it, is that for a given Shimura datum $(G,D)$, there exist models, by which I mean that for congruence subgroups $\Gamma$ there exists a ...
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Is the cohomology of Hilbert modular surfaces spanned by special cycles?

We consider the Hilbert modular surface $X$ that parametrize abelian surface with real multiplication by $\mathcal{O}_F$ and $\mathfrak{a}$-polarization, where $F$ is a real quadratic field with ...
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versal deformation ring of a p-divisible group with some tensors

I'm trying to read Kisin's paper about the Integral model of Shimura varieties. In section five he discusses versal deformation ring of a p-divisible group. Assume that $K$ is a number field with ...
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About the type of a polarization of an abelian variety

The following is a question I posted about a week ago on Maths stackexchange there, but it didn't bring any discussion nor comment. For this reason I am posting it here also. Let $X$ be an abelian ...
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On the moduli stack of abelian varieties without polarization

(I am especially interested in abelian surfaces and characteristic 0). How bad is the moduli stack of abelian varieties (with no polarization or level structure)? Is it an Artin stack? DM (Deligne-...
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Quotienting $G(\mathbb{Q})_{+}$ by $G^{\text{sc}}(\mathbb{Q})$ and inner forms

Let $G/\mathbb{Q}$ be a connected reductive group, let $G^{\text{ad}}$ be the adjoint group, let $G^{\text{der}}$ be the derived group and let $\rho\colon G^{\text{sc}} \to G^{\text{der}}$ be the ...
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Definition field of weight homomorphism and moduli interpretation of Shimura varieties

In "Canonical models of Shimura curves" by J.S. Milne (avaliable at https://www.jmilne.org/math/articles/2003a.pdf), he explains the definition of quaternion Shimura curve, and explains the modern ...
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Picard rank of Shimura varieties

Let $D$ be a bounded symmetric domain and $\Gamma\subset Aut(D)$ an arithmetic subgroup of automorphisms of $D$. Write $X=\Gamma\backslash D$, it is a connected Shimura variety. Suppose that $X$ is ...
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Dependence of X in definition of Shimura variety

(Disclaimer: this question is related to this question, but is different enough that it warrants (in my opinion) a separate question) Let $G$ be a connected reductive group over $\mathbb{Q}$. To $G$ ...
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What is known at $\ell = p$ about realizing Jacquet-Langlands & local Langlands as the cohomology of Lubin-Tate space with level structure?

Background: (Mostly my paraphrased interpretation of the introduction of Strauch's Deformation spaces of one-dimensional formal modules and their cohomology, with additional details from Carayol's ...
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Hodge variation

I am reading Milne's online book of Shimura Varieties https://www.jmilne.org/math/xnotes/svi.pdf, I confused by a Definition of Hodge variation. On page 29, it was said something is called Hodge ...
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Shimura varieties and connected components

Let $G$ be a connected reductive algebraic group over $\mathbf{Q}$. I've seen two slightly different definitions in the literature of the Shimura variety of level $U$, for $U \subseteq G(\mathbf{A}_{\...
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Higher dimensional generalization of an identity between traces of Hecke operators and number of elliptic curves over finite fields?

In http://www.math.ubc.ca/~behrend/ladic.pdf, the author uses his generalization of Lefschetz trace formula to smooth algebraic stacks to prove an interesting identity (Proposition 6.4.11.): $\sum_{k}...
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Tower of moduli spaces in Scholze's theory

My question is related to another one I read here in Overflow. I am reading Scholze's papers about moduli spaces of $p$-divisible groups and elliptic curves, and I am very interested in the formal ...
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Tate module is canonically isomorphic to a $\mathbb Z_p$-lattice on Shimura Variety of Hodge Type

Let $(G, X)$ be a Shimura datum of Hodge type. Suppose that $K \le G(\mathbb A_f)$ is such a compact open subgroup that its $p$th component $K_p = \mathcal G(\mathbb Z_p)$ is a hyperspecial subgroup ...
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What is the analogy between the moduli of shtukas and Shimura varieties?

I have heard that moduli spaces of shtukas are supposed to be the analogue of Shimura varieties in the setting of function fields. Could someone more knowledgeable about these objects explain how this ...
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Shimura varieties of Hodge type

I am trying to understand the theory of integral model of Shimura variety of Hodge type, like for example in Kisin's paper "Integral models for Shimura varieties of abelian type". I understand that ...
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Points of infinite level modular curve

Let us consider the anticanonical adic tower of modular curves which is described in Peter Scholze's paper "On torsion in the cohomology of locally symmetric varieties", and let us call $\mathcal{X}_{\...
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Involution on false elliptic curve

Let B be a indefinite quaternion algebra with discriminant $d>1$, maximal order $\mathcal{O}$ and standard involution $'$, then there exists $t\in{B}$ such that $t^2=-d$ and a new involution on B ...
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Possible groups appearing in a Shimura datum

Let $\mathbb{S}:=\text{Res}_{\mathbb{C}/\mathbb{R}} \mathbb{G}_{m}$ be the Deligne torus. My question is the following: is there a sort of classification of real reductive algebraic groups $G$ for ...
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What role do $(\mathfrak{g},K)$- modules play in the construction of automorphic vector bundles

Looking at the connection between modular forms as sections and automorphic representations it is to me somewhat clear why automorphic representations are (demanded to be) admissible $G(\mathbb{A}^\...
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What is the difference between Kisin's and Vasiu's work on models of Shimura varieties?

My research is related to integral model of Shimura varieties. I realized there are two approaches building models for varieties of pre-abelian type and abelian type. I want to know what their ...
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Compactification of symmetric spaces

Let $G = GL_n$. In the literature, I see that the symmetric space associated to $G$ is of the form $G(\mathbb{R})/K_\infty$ with $K_\infty = O(n) Z(\mathbb{R})^\circ = O(n) \mathbb{R}^\times_{+}$. ...
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What is wrong with this modification of the definition of Shimura datum?

The definition of a "connected Shimura datum" (as in Milne's notes) is a pair $(G, X)$, where $G$ is a reductive algebraic group and $X$ is a $G(\mathbb{R})$-conjugacy class of morphisms $$ x: \mathbb{...
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Orbits under an algebraic group inside a Shimura variety

Let $(G,X)$ be a Shimura datum, $K$ a compact open subgroup of $G(\mathbb A_f)$. Let $H\subset G$ be a $\mathbb Q$-subgroup. Choose a point $x\in X$. What can be said about the orbit $H(\mathbb R)\...
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Mysterious "raison d'être" of filtrations of congruence subgroups

I wonder for long why congruence subgroups seem to arise so naturally in certain filtrations. Everything below is on a local field $F_p$. Filtration for $GL_n$. Casselman and later Jacquet, Piatetski-...
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Relation between a conjecture of Pink and semi-abelian varieties

A conjecture of Pink says that in a mixed Shimura variety, every Hodge-generic point is Galois generic (conjecture 6.8 of "A Combination of the Conjectures of Mordell-Lang and Andr\'e-Oort). One can ...
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A modern perspective on the relationship between Drinfeld modules and shtukas

Shtukas were defined by Drinfeld as a generalization of Drinfeld modules. While the relationship between the definitions of Drinfeld modules and shtukas is not obvious, one does have a natural ...
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On toroidal compactifications of Hilbert Kuga-Sato varieties

Let $F$ be a totally real field of degree d. There are Hilbert modular varieties over $\mathbb{Q}$ that paramatrize abelian varieties of dimension d with an action of $\mathcal{O}_F$ the ring of ...
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Is there a concrete way to show the existence of canonical model for non-modular Shimura curves?

I am trying to read Carayol's article on the construction of Galois representations associated to Hilbert modular forms (http://archive.numdam.org/article/CM_1986__59_2_151_0.pdf). The main geometric ...
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On the class of Shimura data of Hodge type that cover a given Shimura datum of abelian type

A Shimura datum $(G,X)$ is of Hodge type if there exists an injective morphism of Shimura data $(G,X) \hookrightarrow (\mathrm{GSp}_{2g}, \mathfrak{H}^{\pm})$, for some integer $g$. Let $(G',X')$ be ...
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supersingular Abelian scheme

By a supersingular Abelian scheme, I mean an Abelian scheme which is fibrewise a supersingular Abelian variety, i.e. isogenous to a product of supersingular elliptic curves (F. Oort, Subvarieties of ...
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Galois representations in cohomology of quaternion Shimura varieties

Let $F$ be a totally real field, and $E \subseteq F$ a subfield. Choose a quaternion algebra $B$ over $F$ satisfying the following condition: there is a distinguished infinite place $\tau$ of $E$ ...
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What is the maximal order of the automorphism group of a given Shimura variety?

Background: Given an elliptic curve $E$, it seems that $max(ord(Aut(E)))$ over the prime 2 is 24, and $(max(ord(Aut(E)))$ over the prime 3 is 12. The endomorphism algebra of an elliptic curve over $...
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Albanese of Siegel modular variety $\mathcal{A}_2$

Jacobian varieties of Shimura curves are very interesting objects. For one thing they provide a geometric relation between elliptic curves and modular forms of weight 2 (say we are over $\mathbb{Q}$). ...
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Units in indefinite quaternionic algebra

This is the opposite to my last question case. Let $F$ be a totally real number field, $R$ is a quaternion algebra over $F$ unramified in at least one infinite place of $F$. Let $\mathcal{O}⊂R$ be an ...
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Does every Shimura variety contain a generic point defined over a number field?

This question is related to my previous question, to which I got a partial answer. Consider the cyclotomic field $L={{\mathbb{Q}}}(\zeta_8)={{\mathbb{Q}}}(\sqrt{2},i)$, where $\zeta_8$ is a primitive ...
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Abelian variety with prescribed endomorphism ring

Consider the cyclotomic field $L={{\mathbb{Q}}}(\zeta_8)={{\mathbb{Q}}}(\sqrt{2},i)$, where $\zeta_8$ is a primitive 8-th root of unity. Let $\Lambda={{\mathbb{Z}}}[\zeta_8]$ denote the ring of ...
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