The subconvexity problem

The subconvexity problem

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Ritabrata Munshi , Tata Institute
Fine Hall 214

Please note unusual start time (5:00 pm.)  The importance of the subconvexity problem is well-known. In this talk, I will discuss a new approach to establish subconvex bounds for automorphic L-functions. The method is based on adopting the circle method to separate oscillatory factors involved in the L-function. This has proved to be quite effective in dealing with a broad class of subconvexity problems, including some involving degree three L-functions. I will also mention some new applications of this method.