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Exercises 7. 15 Let E : × → Z/2Z be a skew-symmetric bilinear form modulo 2 (skew-symmetry means that E(γ , γ ) = 0 for every γ ∈ ). Prove that there exists a map f : → Z/2Z, such that E(γ1 , γ2 ) = f (γ1 + γ2 ) + f (γ1 ) + f (γ2 ). 8. 2). Let T be a complex torus, e1 , . . , e2n be the basis of the lattice H 1 (T, Z), ∗ be the dual basis of H 1 (T ∨ , Z), where T ∨ is the dual torus. e1∗ , . . , e2n Show that the ﬁrst Chern class of the Poincar´e bundle on T × T ∨ is given by 2n c1 (P) = i=1 ei ∧ ei∗ .

Let H be a ﬁnite Heisenberg group, W be its Schr¨odinger representation. Show that W ∗ ⊗ W is isomorphic as H × H -representation to the space of functions φ on H such that φ(zh) = zφ(h) for z ∈ U (1) with the H × H -action given by (h 1 , h 2 )φ(h) = φ(h −1 1 hh 2 ). (a) Let us identify the Lie algebra of U (1) with R in such a way that the exponential map Lie(U (1)) → U (1) is given by x → exp(2πi x) and consider the induced identiﬁcation of Lie(H(V )) with R ⊕ V (as vector spaces). Show that the distribution PJr on H(V ) can be described explicitly as follows: PJr 7.

The latter condition is equivalent to the condition that the Hermitian form H on V , such that Im H = E, is positive deﬁnite. We are going to construct several equivalent models for the unitary representation of H(V ) associated with a complex structure J . The ﬁrst model is the space F − (J ) = φ : H(V ) → C | φ(λh) = λ−1 φ(h), λ ∈ U (1); dφ PJr = 0; |φ|2 dv < ∞ , V where the action of H(V ) is given by (hφ)(h ) = φ(h h). Here PJr denotes the right-invariant distribution of subspaces on H(V ), which is equal to 0 ⊕ PJ at the point (1, 0).