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A comparison of L-groups for covers of split reductive groups

Research paper by Martin H. Weissman

Indexed on: 06 Jan '16Published on: 06 Jan '16Published in: Mathematics - Number Theory



Abstract

In one article, the author has defined an L-group associated to a cover of a quasisplit reductive group over a local or global field. In another article, Wee Teck Gan and Fan Gao define (following an unpublished letter of the author) an L-group associated to a cover of a pinned split reductive group over a local or global field. In this short note, we give an isomorphism between these L-groups. In this way, the results and conjectures discussed by Gan and Gao are compatible with those of the author. Both support the same Langlands-type conjectures for covering groups.