Heegner Points and Rankin L-Series
by Henri Darmon, Shou-Wu Zhang
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2004
Number of pages: 382
This volume, based on a workshop on Special Values of Rankin L-Series held at the MSRI in December 2001, is a collection of articles written by many of the leading contributors in the field, having the Gross-Zagier formula and its avatars as a common unifying theme. It serves as a valuable reference for mathematicians wishing to become better acquainted with the theory of complex multiplication, automorphic forms, the Rankin-Selberg method, arithmetic intersection theory, Iwasawa theory, and other topics related to the Gross-Zagier formula.
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