Functoriality and the Trace Formula

  • James ArthurEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Simons Symposia book series (SISY)


We shall summarize two different lectures that were presented on Beyond Endoscopy, the proposal of Langlands to apply the trace formula to the principle of functoriality. We also include an elementary description of functoriality, and in the last section, some general reflections on where the study of Beyond Endoscopy might be leading.


Functoriality Automorphic L-functions Trace formulas Beyond endoscopy Cuspidal automorphic representations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of TorontoONCanada

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