## Number Theory - M. Ram Murty (Queen's University)

### Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

**Time:** 4:00-5:30p.m. **Place:** Jeffery Hall 422

**Speaker:** M. Ram Murty (Queen's University)

**Title:** SPECIAL VALUES OF MODULAR $L$-SERIES.

**Abstract:** We will discuss the Rankin-Selberg method as well as the analytic continuation of Eisenstein series that allows us to evaluate special values of modular $L$-series at critical point (in the sense of Deligne).