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Number Theory Seminar

Thursday, January 24, 2019
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Linde Hall 387
Euler systems and local representation theory
Christopher Skinner, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University,

Euler systems remain one of the best tools for relating Selmer groups to L-values and especially for making progress on special value formulas, at least whenever a related Euler system exists. This talk will describe some recent work on Euler systems in the context of modular curves and other Shimura varieties, focusing on how the `norm relations' can be proved/interpreted in terms of related local Hecke algebras.

For more information, please contact Mathematics Dept. by phone at 626-395-4335 or by email at [email protected].