Heegner Point Computations Via Numerical p-Adic Integration

  • Matthew Greenberg
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4076)


Building on ideas of Pollack and Stevens, we present an efficient algorithm for integrating rigid analytic functions against measures obtained from automorphic forms on definite quaternion algebras. We then apply these methods, in conjunction with the Jacquet-Langlands correspondence and the Cerednik-Drinfeld theorem, to the computation of p-adic periods and Heegner points on elliptic curves defined over ℚ and \({\mathbb{Q}}(\sqrt{5})\) which are uniformized by Shimura curves.


Modular Form Elliptic Curve Elliptic Curf Automorphic Form Quaternion Algebra 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew Greenberg
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsMcGill UniversityMontreal, QuebecCanada

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