Algebra & Combinatorics Seminar

Title: Regular Bernstein blocks
Speaker: Manish Mishra (IISER Pune)
Date: 09 October 2020
Time: 3 pm
Venue: Microsoft Teams (online)

Let $G$ be a connected reductive group defined over a non-archimedean local field $F$. The category $R(G)$ of smooth representations of G(F) has a decomposition into a product of indecomposable subcategories called Bernstein blocks and to each block is associated a non-negative real number called Moy-Prasad depth. We will begin with recalling all this basic theory. Then we will focus the discussion on ‘regular’ blocks. These are ‘most’ Bernstein blocks when the residue characteristic of $F$ is suitably large. We will then talk about an approach of studying blocks in $R(G)$ by studying a suitably related depth-zero block of certain other groups. In that context, I will explain some results from a joint work with Jeffrey Adler. One of them being that the Bernstein center (i.e., the center of a Bernstein block) of a regular block is isomorphic to the Bernstein center of a depth-zero regular block of some explicitly describable another group. I will give some applications of such results.


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