Math 5410 (Functions of a Complex Variable)
Fall 2005, UNT
Lecture: GAB 318, TR 3:30-4:50pm
Instructor: Professor Olav Richter
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:
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 20th. The final exam will be on December 15th (1:30-3:30pm). Please make sure that you are available at those dates, since there will be NO make up exams!
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