# Enumerative arithmetic geometry and automorphic forms

*Tony Feng (MIT)*

**20-May-2022, 19:00-20:00 (8 months ago)**

**Abstract: **The problem of counting vectors with given length in a lattice turns out to have much more structure than initially expected, and is connected with the theory of so-called automorphic forms. A geometric analogue of this problem is to count global sections of vector bundles on a curve over a finite field. The generating functions for such counts are special automorphic forms called theta series. In joint work with Zhiwei Yun and Wei Zhang, we find a family of generalizations of such counting problems in the enumerative geometry of arithmetic moduli spaces, which lead to generating functions that we call higher theta series. I will explain theorems and conjectures around these higher theta series.

algebraic geometry

Audience: researchers in the topic

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**Stanford algebraic geometry seminar **

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