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$p$adic and Motivic Measure on Artin $n$stacks


Published:20140703
Printed: Dec 2015
Chetan Balwe,
School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai 400005, India
Abstract
We define a notion of $p$adic measure on Artin $n$stacks which are
of strongly finite type over the ring of $p$adic integers. $p$adic
measure on schemes can be evaluated by counting points on the
reduction of the scheme modulo $p^n$. We show that an analogous
construction works in the case of Artin stacks as well if we count the
points using the counting measure defined by Toën. As a consequence,
we obtain the result that the Poincaré and Serre series of such
stacks are rational functions, thus extending Denef's result for
varieties. Finally, using motivic integration we show that as $p$
varies, the rationality of the Serre series of an Artin stack defined
over the integers is uniform with respect to $p$.