By Joseph Bernstein, Stephen Gelbart, S.S. Kudla, E. Kowalski, E. de Shalit, D. Gaitsgory, J.W. Cogdell, D. Bump

This e-book offers a vast, simple advent to the Langlands software, that's, the speculation of automorphic varieties and its reference to the idea of L-functions and different fields of arithmetic. all of the twelve chapters specializes in a specific subject dedicated to unique situations of this system. The e-book is appropriate for graduate scholars and researchers.

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6. We now come to theta functions, with notation as in [11, Chapter 10], in a fairly general situation. Let A be a symmetric positive definite (r x r)matrix with integral coefficients, with all diagonal coefficients even, and N ~ 1 any integer such that N A -I has integer coefficients. We let A[x] = t xAx, for x ERr be the associated quadratic form. Assume the number of variables r is even. 6 Let 8(z; A) =L e(A[m]z/2). 7. We have 8(z; a) E Mr;2(2N). 5). For instance, let A4 = diag(2, 2, 2, 2). 1).

21rr f (-3) dw w L(x, s + w)G(w)-. 36 E. Kowalski Now apply the functional equation of L(x, s): the last integral (say J) becomes f 1 = s(x)(IDINm) 112-s 1 . 2irr f(~oo. 1- s- w) f(~oo. s + w) L(x. - 2m f (3) f(~oo. 1- s- w) f(~00 , s + w) L(x. 1 - s + w)G(w) ( X IDINm )-w dw -. J (Na)l-s y Cl Hence the result since G(O) = 1. , the critical line is translated to Re(s) = 1/2) the points = 1 is the only possible pole for an (automorphic) £-function, and further that such a pole is always accounted for by the simple pole of the Riemann zeta function, in the sense that the L-function L(f, s) has a factorization where L Cf1, s) is another L- function which is entire.

2, exceptional eigenvalues for fo(q) have an effect such as the Landau-Siegel zero for Dirichlet characters: the uniformity in q (say in counting solutions to ad- be = h with c = 0 (mod q) with a 2 + b 2 + c 2 + d 2 ~ X) is affected by the presence of "many" exceptional eigenvalues (the closer to 0, the worse the effect). Hence Selberg's theorem indicates that the situation is a little bit better controlled. 2 below), and indeed the significant improvements to the 3116 bound proved by Luo, Rudnick and Sarnak [LRS] is based on this analogy.