## 2009.83: Geometric structure in the principal series of the p-adic group G_2

2009.83:
Anne-Marie Aubert, Paul Baum and Roger Plymen
(2009)
*Geometric structure in the principal series of the p-adic group G_2.*

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## Abstract

In the representation theory of reductive $p$-adic groups $G$, the issue of reducibility of induced representations is an issue of great intricacy. It is our contention, expressed as a conjecture in [3], that there exists a simple geometric structure underlying this intricate theory.

We will illustrate here the conjecture with some detailed computations in the principal series of the exceptional group $G_2$.

A feature of this article is the role played by cocharacters $h_c$ attached to two-sided cells $c$ in certain extended affine Weyl groups.

The quotient varieties which occur in the Bernstein programme are replaced by extended quotients. We form the disjoint union $A(G)$ of all these extended quotient varieties. We conjecture that, after a simple algebraic deformation, the space $A(G)$ is a model of the smooth dual $Irr(G)$. In this respect, our programme is a conjectural refinement of the Bernstein programme.

The algebraic deformation is controlled by the cocharacters $h_c$. The cocharacters themselves appear to be closely related to Langlands parameters.

Item Type: | MIMS Preprint |
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Uncontrolled Keywords: | Representation theory, p-adic groups, exceptional group G_2, Hecke algebra, asymptotic Hecke algebra |

Subjects: | MSC 2000 > 22 Topological groups, Lie groups |

MIMS number: | 2009.83 |

Deposited By: | Professor Roger Plymen |

Deposited On: | 29 October 2009 |

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