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Endoscopic character relations for the metaplectic group

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Wen-Wei Li

2012-01-17
09:10:00 - 10:00:00

101 , Mathematics Research Center Building (ori. New Math. Bldg.)

The local theory of endoscopy, as conceived by Langlands in the 1980s, predicts explicit character relations between a reductive group and its endoscopic groups. Nevertheless, the case of nonlinear coverings of reductive groups remains largely unexplored. I will explain the special case of the twofold metaplectic covering of Sp(2n) which was first conjectured by J. Adams, then discuss some related issues.

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