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Date: Mon, {\bf 14 May 2012} 13:23:34 -0400\\
From: {\dred John Tate $<$tate@math.utexas.edu$>$}
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Subject: Dokchitser for Jacobi sum L's12
Hello William,
Joe Buhler tells me that you may have made Dokchitser easier to use in
Sage, by making it able to accept a list of Euler factors rather than a
vector of coefficients (here I use "list" in the non-technical sense).
If so, I would like to learn how to use it. ... Can you help me?
Swinnerton-Dyer and I are interested in the special values at $s=2$ (the
real point on the boundary of convergence), of the L-series of some
motives over Q which occur in the H^2 of surfaces in P^3 [...] \end{verbatim}
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Date: Mon, {\bf 14 May 2012} 17:53:30 -0400\\
From: {\dred Barry Mazur $<$barry.mazur@gmail.com$>$}
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Subject: some interesting computations for a student, maybe...
Hi William,
Sheldon Kamienny and I are looking at the fine structure of X_1(N) for
small values of N (for the moment: N=17; later maybe N=29, 31) and we
get bogged down by some computations having to do with cusps and
rational torsion [...]
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