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Modular Forms for SL2(ℤ)

  • Anton Deitmar
Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)

Abstract

The notion of a modular form is introduced. The dimension of the space of modular forms is determined and Fourier-expansions of Eisenstein series are determined leading to the first number theoretical applications. The Fourier-coefficients of a modular form are fed into a Dirichlet series thus forming the associated L-function, which is shown to extend to an entire function. Hecke operators acting on modular forms are introduced and it is shown that L-functions of Hecke eigenforms admit Euler products. Finally, non-holomorphic Eisenstein series and Maaß-wave forms, the real-analytic counterparts of modular forms, and there L-functions, are introduced.

Keywords

Modular Form Half Plane Fourier Expansion Fundamental Domain Eisenstein Series 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anton Deitmar
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  1. 1.Inst. MathematikUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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