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WednesdayOct 21, 202016:30
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Speaker:Freydoon ShahidiTitle:On multiplicativity of gamma-factors and Fourier transforms via Braverman-Kazhdan programAbstract:opens in new windowin html    pdfopens in new window

This is a joint work with my student William Sokurski. Braverman-Kazhdan/Ngo program aims to generalize the work of Godement-Jacquet/Tate from GL(n) to an arbitrary reductive group G and a finite dimensional representation r of its L-group. We briefly review the general concepts of the method, including Renner's construction of reductive r-monoids, objects generalizing the space of n x n matrices in the case of GL(n), concluding with the example of symmetric power representations of GL(2,C). 

We then define a space of r-Schwartz functions interms of the restriction of the conjectural r-Fourier transform to the space of smooth functions of compact support in G, as in the work of Braverman and Kazhdan. Multiplicativity which states the equality of gamma factors for the parabolically induced and inducing data, follows from a natural commutativity of corresponding Fourier transforms on G and the Levi subgroup L, sharing the fixed maximal torus defining the monoid, with a generalized Harish-Chandra transform. We finally present a candidate for the Fourier transform attached to the symmetric cube of GL(2,C) as a fiber integration over the compact-inducing data for tamely ramified supercuspidals of GL(2) constructed by Howe and Bushnell-Kutzko, as predicted by Ngo. This last result is part of Sokurski's thesis which can be extended to all the odd symmetric powers.


WednesdayOct 28, 202016:30
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Speaker:Lei Zhang Title:Bessel-Fourier coefficients and Twisted Automorphic DescentAbstract:opens in new windowin html    pdfopens in new window

In this talk, we will discuss the theory of twisted automorphic descents, which is an extension of the automorphic descent of Ginzburg-Rallis-Soudry.

The main goal is to construct cuspidate automorphic modules in the generic global Arthur packets by using Bessel-Fourier coefficients of automorphic representations.

Moreover, we will discuss some applications and problems related Bessel-Fourier coefficients.

This is a joint work with Dihua Jiang.