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Special values of Rankin L-series December 10, 2001 - December 14, 2001
Registration Deadline: December 14, 2001 about 13 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: September 10, 2001 over 13 years ago
Organizers Henri Darmon and Shouwu Zhang

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The goal of this workshop is to survey recent developments growing out of the landmark work of Gross and Zagier on the special vlaues of Rankin L-series, and their arithmetic applications. The lectures in the workshop will be organised around 5 main themes related to the formula of Gross and Zagier. 1. History and overview of the Gross-Zagier formula (three lectures) Lecturers: Bryan Birch and Benedict Gross 2. The complex Gross-Zagier formula (three lectures) Lecturers: Benedict Gross and Shouwu Zhang 3. Anticyclotomic p-adic L-functions (two lectures) Lecturers: Massimo Bertolini and Vinayak Vatsal 4. Stark-Heegner points (three lectures) Lecturers: Harold Stark and Henri Darmon 5. Higher dimensional Gross-Zagier formulae (three lectures) Lecturers: Steven Kudla and Richard Borcherds Invited participants include: M. Bertolini, B. Birch, R. Borcherds, C. Cornut, H. Darmon, N. Elkies, D. Goldfeld, B.H. Gross, A. Iovita, K. Keating, S. Kudla, A. Pal, A. Rajaei, H. Stark, D. Ulmer, V. Vatsal, T. Yang, S. Zhang

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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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