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1. Introduction.- 2. What Does One Need Automorphic Functions for? Some Remarks or a Pragmatic Reader.- 3. Harmonic Analysis of Periodic Functions. The Hardy-Vorono? Formula.- 4. Expansion in Eigenfunctions of the Automorphic Laplacian on the Lobachevsky Plane.- 5. Harmonic Analysis of Automorphic Functions. Estimates for Fourier Coefficients of Parabolic Forms of Weight Zero.- 6. The Selberg Trace Formula for Fuchsian Groups of the First Kind.- 7. The Theory of the Selberg Zeta-Function.- 8. Problems in the Theory of the Discrete Spectrum of Automorphic Laplacians.- 9. The Spectral Moduli Problem.- 10. Automorphic Functions and the Kummer Problem.- 11. The Selberg Trace Formula on the Reductive Lie Groups.- 12. Automorphic Functions, Representations and L-functions.- 13. Remarks and Comments. Annotations to the Cited Literature.- References.- Appendix 1. Monodromy Groups and Automorphic Functions.- Appendix 2. Automorphic Functions for Effective Solutions of Certain Issues of the Riemann-Hilbert Problem.- Author Index.
Series: Mathematics and Its Applications
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 31st October 1990
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.45