Zeta-functions and L-functions

Room EM204, ORT Braude College, Karmiel

Speaker: Dr. Avner Segal, Bar-Ilan University
Title: Zeta-functions and L-functions
Date & Time: Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 13:00
Place: Room EM204, ORT Braude College, Karmiel


Zeta-functions and L-functions play an important role in various areas of mathematics such as number theory and representation theory. In this talk, I will start by describing the Riemann zeta function, its role in the analytic number theory and how this function can be interpreted in representation theoretic terms. I will then introduce the Langlands L-function, which is a generalization of the Riemann Zeta Function for irreducible representation of (adelic) reductive groups and talk about some interesting open problems and applications involving these L-functions.

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