Special Seminar

Title: The weight in Serre's Conjecture for GL_3
Speaker: Florian Herzig
Speaker Info: Harvard University
Brief Description:
Special Note:

I will present a conjecture for the weights of a three-dimensional, odd, irreducible Galois representation

Gal( Qbar / Q ) --> GL_3( F_p )

which is tamely ramified at p, generalising Serre's Conjecture. The predicted weights are obtained using the modular representation theory of GL_3( F_p ). This improves on a conjecture of Ash, Doud, Pollack, and Sinnott. I will give theoretical and computational evidence for its validity.

Date: Friday, January 27, 2006
Time: 4:10pm
Where: Lunt 104
Contact Person: Prof. Matt Emerton
Contact email: emerton@math.northwestern.edu
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