**Math 5410 (Functions of a Complex Variable)
Fall 2005, UNT**

**Lecture: **GAB 318, TR 3:30-4:50pm

**Instructor: **Professor
Olav Richter

**Office:**GAB 418 B**Office hours:**TR 5:00-6:00pm, W 4:00-6:00pm, and by appointment**Phone:**565-4352**email:**richter@unt.edu

**Course Description: **Math 5410 is intended for all graduate students
in mathematics. The course is highly recommended for students who are considering
taking the complex analysis qualifying exam. Topics include: Elementary
point set topology, analytic functions, complex integration, the general
form of Cauchy`s integral theorem, Laurent series, isolated singularities,
and the residue theorem.

**Textbook: **We will not follow a particular textbook very
closely. However, most of the material that we will cover can be found
in the following two books:

**Title:**Functions of One Complex Variable**Author:**John B. Conway**Publisher:**Springer

and

**Title:**Complex Analysis**Author:**Lars V. Ahlfors**Publisher:**McGraw Hill

**Exams & Grading Policy:
**Your final grade will be based on homework,
a midterm, and a comprehensive final. Homework assignments will be handed
out in class and your lowest homework score will be dropped.** **The
midterm will be on Oct 20^{th}. The final exam will be on December
15^{th} (1:30-3:30pm). Please make sure that you are available at
those dates, since **there will be NO make up exams!**

The grade is comprised of

**Homework (35%),****Midterm (30%),****Comprehensive Final (35%).**