On the image of complex conjugation in certain Galois representations

Ana Caraiani, Bao V. Le Hung

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We compute the image of any choice of complex conjugation on the Galois representations associated to regular algebraic cuspidal automorphic representations and to torsion classes in the cohomology of locally symmetric spaces for over a totally real field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1476-1488
Number of pages13
JournalCompositio Mathematica
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2016


  • Galois representations
  • local-global compatibility
  • locally symmetric spaces
  • torsion classes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory


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