Two letters on quaternions and modular forms (mod p)

J. P. Serre*, R. Livné

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We present two letters of J-P. Serre to Tate and to Kazhdan. The first indicates an approach to modular forms (mod p) through quaternions. The second discusses the theory of representations of local and adelic groups associated to these quaternions in characteristic p.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)281-299
Number of pages19
JournalIsrael Journal of Mathematics
StatePublished - 1996


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