Number Theory

Title: The classification of irreducible mod p representations of a p-adic GLn
Speaker: Florian Herzig
Speaker Info: Northwestern
Brief Description:
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Let F be a finite extension of the p-adic numbers. We describe the classification of irreducible admissible smooth representations of GL_n(F) over an algebraically closed field of characteristic p, in terms of "supersingular" representations. This generalizes results of Barthel-Livne for n = 2. Our motivation is the hypothetical mod p Langlands correspondence for GL_n, which is supposed to relate smooth mod p representations of GL_n(F) to n-dimensional mod p Galois representations.
Date: Monday, November 16, 2009
Time: 2:00PM
Where: Lunt 103
Contact Person: Florian Herzig
Contact email: herzig@math
Contact Phone: 847-467-1898
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