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Mean values of L-functions in two different worlds

by Prof. Julio ANDRADE (ICERM – Brown University & IHÉS)

Amphitéâtre Léon Motchane (IHES)

Amphitéâtre Léon Motchane


Le Bois Marie 35, route de Chartres 91440 Bures-sur-Yvette
In this talk I will discuss some of the ideas behind the difficult problem of computing the mean values of L-functions on the critical line. After a basic and brief discussion I will consider the same problem for function fields over a finite field, and in this case something `deeper' can be said.