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2020-21 UCSC General Catalog
2019-20 UCSC General Catalog

Operations on real numbers, complex numbers, polynomials, and rational expressions; exponents and radicals; solving linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; functions, algebra of functions, graphs; conic sections; mathematical models; sequences and series.

5

Prerequisite(s): mathematics placement (MP) score of 100 or higher. Students may not enroll in or receive credit for MATH 2 after receiving credit with a 'C' or better in AM 3, MATH 3, AM 11A, MATH 11A, MATH 19A, MATH 20A or equivalents.

Fall, Summer

This two-credit, stretch course offers students two quarters to master material covered in MATH 2: operations on real numbers, complex numbers, polynomials, and rational expressions; exponents and radicals; solving linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; functions, algebra of functions, graphs; conic sections; mathematical models; sequences and series. After successful completion of this course in the first quarter, students enroll in MATH 2 the following quarter to complete the sequence and earn an additional 5 credits.

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The Staff

Prerequisite(s): mathematics placement (MP) score of 100 or higher.

Independent study of algebra and modern mathematics using adaptive learning software. Instruction emphasizes clear mathematical communication and reasoning when working with sets, equations, functions, and graphs. Drop in labs, online forums, and readings provide opportunities for further learning and exploration.

2

Debra Lewis

Prerequisite(s): mathematics placement (MP) score of 100 or higher.

Yes

Inverse functions and graphs; exponential and logarithmic functions, their graphs, and use in mathematical models of the real world; rates of change; trigonometry, trigonometric functions, and their graphs; and geometric series. Students cannot receive credit for both MATH 3 and AM 3.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2 or mathematics placement (MP) score of 200 or higher. Students may not enroll in or receive credit for MATH 3 after receiving credit with a 'C' or better in AM 11A, MATH 11A, MATH 19A, MATH 20A or equivalents.

MF

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Techniques of analyzing and creating quantitative arguments. Application of probability theory to questions in justice, medicine, and economics. Analysis and avoidance of statistical bias. Understanding the application and limitations of quantitative techniques.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2, or mathematics placement (MP) score of 200 or higher, or AP Calculus AB examination score of 3 or higher.

SR

A modern course stressing conceptual understanding, relevance, and problem solving. The derivative of polynomial, exponential, and trigonometric functions of a single variable is developed and applied to a wide range of problems involving graphing, approximation, and optimization. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and MATH 19A, or AM 11A, or AM 15A, or ECON 11A.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 3 or AM 3; or mathematics placement (MP) score of 300 or higher; or AP Calculus AB exam score of 3 or higher.

MF

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Starting with the fundamental theorem of calculus and related techniques, the integral of functions of a single variable is developed and applied to problems in geometry, probability, physics, and differential equations. Polynomial approximations, Taylor series, and their applications conclude the course. Students cannot receive credit for this course and MATH 19B, or AM 11B, or AM 15B, or ECON 11B.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 11A or MATH 19A or AM 15A or AP Calculus AB exam score of 4 or 5, or BC exam score of 3 or higher, or IB Mathematics Higher Level exam score of 5 or higher.

MF

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The limit of a function, calculating limits, continuity, tangents, velocities, and other instantaneous rates of change. Derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, higher derivatives. Exponential functions, inverse functions, and their derivatives. The mean value theorem, monotonic functions, concavity, and points of inflection. Applied maximum and minimum problems. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and MATH 11A, or AM 11A, or AM 15A, or ECON 11A.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 3; or mathematics placement (MP) score of 400 or higher; or AP Calculus AB exam score of 3 or higher.

MF

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The definite integral and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Areas, volumes. Integration by parts, trigonometric substitution, and partial fractions methods. Improper integrals. Sequences, series, absolute convergence and convergence tests. Power series, Taylor and Maclaurin series. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and MATH 11B, or AM 11B, or AM 15B, or ECON 11B.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 19A or MATH 20A or AP Calculus AB exam score of 4 or 5, or BC exam score of 3 or higher, or IB Mathematics Higher Level exam score of 5 of higher.

MF

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Methods of proof, number systems, binomial and geometric sums. Sequences, limits, continuity, and the definite integral. The derivatives of the elementary functions, the fundamental theorem of calculus, and the main theorems of differential calculus.

5

Prerequisite(s): mathematics placement (MP) score of 500 higher; or AP Calculus AB examination score of 4 or 5; or BC examination of 3 or higher; or IB Mathematics Higher Level examination score of 5 or higher.

MF

Orbital mechanics, techniques of integration, and separable differential equations. Taylor expansions and error estimates, the Gaussian integral, Gamma function and Stirling's formula. Series and power series, numerous applications to physics.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 20A.

MF

Systems of linear equations matrices, determinants. Introduces abstract vector spaces, linear transformation, inner products, the geometry of Euclidean space, and eigenvalues. Students cannot receive credit for this course and AM 10.

5

MF

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Functions of several variables. Continuity and partial derivatives. The chain rule, gradient and directional derivative. Maxima and minima, including Lagrange multipliers. The double and triple integral and change of variables. Surface area and volumes. Applications from biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering, and physics. Students cannot receive credit for this course and MATH 23A.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 11B or MATH 19B or MATH 20B or AM 15B or AP calculus BC exam score of 4 or 5.

MF

Winter, Summer

Vectors in n-dimensional Euclidean space. The inner and cross products. The derivative of functions from n-dimensional to m-dimensional Euclidean space is studied as a linear transformation having matrix representation. Paths in 3-dimensions, arc length, vector differential calculus, Taylor's theorem in several variables, extrema of real-valued functions, constrained extrema and Lagrange multipliers, the implicit function theorem, some applications. Students cannot receive credit for this course and MATH 22 or AM 30.

5

MF

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Double integral, changing the order of integration. Triple integrals, maps of the plane, change of variables theorem, improper double integrals. Path integrals, line integrals, parametrized surfaces, area of a surface, surface integrals. Green's theorem, Stokes' theorem, conservative fields, Gauss' theorem. Applications to physics and differential equations, differential forms.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 23A.

MF

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

First and second order ordinary differential equations, with emphasis on the linear case. Methods of integrating factors, undetermined coefficients, variation of parameters, power series, numerical computation. Students cannot receive credit for this course and AM 20.

5

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

5

Fall, Winter, Spring

2

Yes

Fall, Winter, Spring

Students learn the basic concepts and ideas necessary for upper-division mathematics and techniques of mathematical proof. Introduction to sets, relations, elementary mathematical logic, proof by contradiction, mathematical induction, and counting arguments.

5

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; MATH 11A or MATH 19A or MATH 20A; and MATH 21 or AM 10 or AMS 10A.

MF

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Students learn the strategies, tactics, skills and tools that mathematicians use when faced with a novel (new) problem. These include generalization, specialization, the optimization, invariance, symmetry, Dirichlet's box principle among others in the context of solving problems from number theory, geometry, calculus, combinatorics, probability, algebra, analysis, and graph theory.

5

PR-E

Fall

Complex numbers, analytic and harmonic functions, complex integration, the Cauchy integral formula, Laurent series, singularities and residues, conformal mappings.

5

Winter, Spring, Summer

Conformal mappings, the Riemann mapping theorem, Mobius transformations, Fourier series, Fourier and Laplace transforms, applications, and other topics as time permits.

2

Prerequisite(s): MATH 103A.

The basic concepts of one-variable calculus are treated rigorously. Set theory, the real number system, numerical sequences and series, continuity, differentiation.

5

Fall, Winter, Summer

Metric spaces, differentiation and integration of functions. The Riemann-Stieltjes integral. Sequences and series of functions.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 105A.

Spring

The Stone-Weierstrass theorem, Fourier series, differentiation and integration of functions of several variables.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 105B.

Linear systems, exponentials of operators, existence and uniqueness, stability of equilibria, periodic attractors, and applications.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 21 or AM 10; and either MATH 24 or AM 20; and either MATH 100 or CSE 101.

Winter, Summer

Topics covered include first and second order linear partial differential equations, the heat equation, the wave equation, Laplace's equation, separation of variables, eigenvalue problems, Green's functions, Fourier series, special functions including Bessel and Legendre functions, distributions and transforms.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 21 or AM 10; and MATH 24 or AM 20; and either MATH 100 or CSE 101; MATH 106 is recommended as preparation.

Spring

Prime numbers, unique factorization, congruences with applications (e.g., to magic squares). Rational and irrational numbers. Continued fractions. Introduction to Diophantine equations. An introduction to some of the ideas and outstanding problems of modern mathematics.

5

Fall, Winter, Summer

Group theory including the Sylow theorem, the structure of abelian groups, and permutation groups. Students cannot receive credit for this course and MATH 111T.

5

Fall, Winter

Introduction to rings and fields including polynomial rings, factorization, the classical geometric constructions, and Galois theory.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 111A.

Spring

Introduction to groups, rings and fields; integers and polynomial rings; divisibility and factorization; homomorphisms and quotients; roots and permutation groups; and plane symmetry groups. Also includes an introduction to algebraic numbers, constructible numbers, and Galois theory. Focuses on topics most relevant to future K-12 teachers. Students cannot receive credit for this course and MATH 111A.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 100.

Spring

Financial derivatives: contracts and options. Hedging and risk management. Arbitrage, interest rate, and discounted value. Geometric random walk and Brownian motion as models of risky assets. Ito's formula. Initial boundary value problems for the heat and related partial differential equations. Self-financing replicating portfolio; Black-Scholes pricing of European options. Dividends. Implied volatility. American options as free boundary problems.

5

Graph theory, trees, vertex and edge colorings, Hamilton cycles, Eulerian circuits, decompositions into isomorphic subgraphs, extremal problems, cages, Ramsey theory, Cayley's spanning tree formula, planar graphs, Euler's formula, crossing numbers, thickness, splitting numbers, magic graphs, graceful trees, rotations, and genus of graphs.

5

Winter

Based on induction and elementary counting techniques: counting subsets, partitions, and permutations; recurrence relations and generating functions; the principle of inclusion and exclusion; Polya enumeration; Ramsey theory or enumerative geometry.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 100 or CSE 101. Enrollment is restricted to sophomores juniors, and seniors. Familiarity with basic group theory is recommended.

Spring

Review of abstract vector spaces. Dual spaces, bilinear forms, and the associated geometry. Normal forms of linear mappings. Introduction to tensor products and exterior algebras.

5

Fall, Spring, Summer

Topics include divisibility and congruences, arithmetical functions, quadratic residues and quadratic reciprocity, quadratic forms and representations of numbers as sums of squares, Diophantine approximation and transcendence theory, quadratic fields. Additional topics as time permits.

5

Spring

An introduction to mathematical theory of coding. Construction and properties of various codes, such as cyclic, quadratic residue, linear, Hamming, and Golay codes; weight enumerators; connections with modern algebra and combinatorics.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 21.

Topics include Euclidean space, tangent vectors, directional derivatives, curves and differential forms in space, mappings. Curves, the Frenet formulas, covariant derivatives, frame fields, the structural equations. The classification of space curves up to rigid motions. Vector fields and differentiable forms on surfaces; the shape operator. Gaussian and mean curvature. The theorem Egregium; global classification of surfaces in three space by curvature.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 21 and MATH 23B and either MATH 100 or CSE 101. MATH 105A strongly recommended.

Winter

Examples of surfaces of constant curvature, surfaces of revolutions, minimal surfaces. Abstract manifolds; integration theory; Riemannian manifolds. Total curvature and geodesics; the Euler characteristic, the Gauss-Bonnet theorem. Length-minimizing properties of geodesics, complete surfaces, curvature and conjugate points covering surfaces. Surfaces of constant curvature; the theorems of Bonnet and Hadamard.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 121A.

Topics include introduction to point set topology (topological spaces, continuous maps, connectedness, compactness), homotopy relation, definition and calculation of fundamental groups and homology groups, Euler characteristic, classification of orientable and nonorientable surfaces, degree of maps, and Lefschetz fixed-point theorem.

5

Fall, Summer

Euclidean, projective, spherical, and hyperbolic (non-Euclidean) geometries. Begins with the thirteen books of Euclid. Surveys the other geometries. Attention paid to constructions and visual intuition as well as logical foundations. Rigid motions and projective transformations covered.

5

Spring

Theorems of Desargue, Pascal, and Pappus; projectivities; homogeneous and affine coordinates; conics; relation to perspective drawing and some history.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 21.

Algebraic geometry of affine and projective curves, including conics and elliptic curves; Bezout's theorem; coordinate rings and Hillbert's Nullstellensatz; affine and projective varieties; and regular and singular varieties. Other topics, such as blow-ups and algebraic surfaces as time permits.

5

Solves the two-body (or Kepler) problem, then moves onto the N-body problem where there are many open problems. Includes central force laws; orbital elements; conservation of linear momentum, energy, and angular momentum; the Lagrange-Jacobi formula; Sundman's theorem for total collision; virial theorem; the three-body problem; Jacobi coordinates; solutions of Euler and of Lagrange; and restricted three-body problem.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 19A and 19B; and MATH 23A or PHYS 5A or PHYS 6A; MATH 21 and MATH 24 strongly recommended.

Introduces different methods in cryptography (shift cipher, affine cipher, Vigenere cipher, Hill cipher, RSA cipher, ElGamal cipher, knapsack cipher). The necessary material from number theory and probability theory is developed in the course. Common methods to attack ciphers discussed.

5

Fall, Summer

Introduction to mathematical modeling of industrial problems. Problems in air quality remediation, image capture and reproduction, and crystallization are modeled as ordinary and partial differential equations then analyzed using a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods.

5

The Staff

The Lorenz and Rossler attractors, measures of chaos, attractor reconstruction, and applications from the sciences. Students cannot receive credit for this course and AM 114.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 22 or MATH 23A; MATH 21; MATH 100 or CSE 101. Concurrent enrollment in MATH 145L is required.

Winter

Laboratory sequence illustrating topics covered in MATH 145. One three-hour session per week in microcomputer laboratory.

1

Concurrent enrollment in MATH 145 is required.

Winter

A survey of the basic numerical methods which are used to solve scientific problems, including mathematical analysis and computing assignments. Some prior experience with Matlab (or similar) is helpful but not required. Some typical topics are: computer arithmetic; Newton's method for non-linear equations; linear algebra; interpolation and approximation; numerical differentiation and integration; numerical solutions of systems of ordinary differential equations and some partial differential equations; convergence and error bounds. Students cannot receive credit for this course and AM 147.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 22 or MATH 23A; and MATH 21 or AM 10; and MATH 24 or AM 20; and MATH 100 or CSE 101. Concurrent enrollment in MATH 148L is required.

Spring

Laboratory sequence illustrating topics covered in course 148. One three-hour session per week in the computer laboratory.

1

Concurrent enrollment in MATH 148 is required.

Spring

Introduces programming in Python with applications to advanced mathematics. Students apply data structures and algorithms to topics such as numerical approximation, number theory, linear algebra, and combinatorics. No programming experience is necessary, but a strong mathematics background is required.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 100.

MF

Winter

Propositional and predicate calculus. Resolution, completeness, compactness, and Lowenheim-Skolem theorem. Recursive functions, Godel incompleteness theorem. Undecidable theories. Hilbert's 10th problem.

5

Spring

Naive set theory and its limitations (Russell's paradox); construction of numbers as sets; cardinal and ordinal numbers; cardinal and ordinal arithmetic; transfinite induction; axiom systems for set theory, with particular emphasis on the axiom of choice and the regularity axiom and their consequences (such as, the Banach-Tarski paradox); continuum hypothesis.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 100 or equivalent, or by permission of instructor.

A survey from a historical point of view of various developments in mathematics. Specific topics and periods to vary yearly.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 19B or MATH 20B. MATH 100 is strongly recommended for preparation.

TA

Winter, Summer

5

Designed to expose the student to topics not normally covered in the standard courses. The format varies from year to year. In recent years each student has written a paper and presented a lecture on it to the class.

5

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; MATH 103A or MATH 105A or MATH 110 or MATH 111A or MATH 111T or MATH 117. Enrollment priority is given to seniors; juniors may request permission from the undergraduate vice chair.

Winter, Spring, Summer

Students research a mathematical topic under the guidance of a faculty sponsor and write a senior thesis demonstrating knowledge of the material. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

5

Yes

Fall, Winter, Spring

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

5

Yes

Fall, Winter, Spring

Tutorial

2

Yes

Group theory: subgroups, cosets, normal subgroups, homomorphisms, isomorphisms, quotient groups, free groups, generators and relations, group actions on a set. Sylow theorems, semidirect products, simple groups, nilpotent groups, and solvable groups. Ring theory: Chinese remainder theorem, prime ideals, localization. Euclidean domains, PIDs, UFDs, polynomial rings. Prerequisite(s): MATH 111A and MATH 117 are recommended as preparation.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Yes

Fall

Vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, the Jordan canonical form, bilinear forms, quadratic forms, real symmetric forms and real symmetric matrices, orthogonal transformations and orthogonal matrices, Euclidean space, Hermitian forms and Hermitian matrices, Hermitian spaces, unitary transformations and unitary matrices, skewsymmetric forms, tensor products of vector spaces, tensor algebras, symmetric algebras, exterior algebras, Clifford algebras and spin groups.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 200 is recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Winter

Module theory: Submodules, quotient modules, module homomorphisms, generators of modules, direct sums, free modules, torsion modules, modules over PIDs, and applications to rational and Jordan canonical forms. Field theory: field extensions, algebraic and transcendental extensions, splitting fields, algebraic closures, separable and normal extensions, the Galois theory, finite fields, Galois theory of polynomials.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 201 is recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Spring

Topics include tensor product of modules over rings, projective modules and injective modules, Jacobson radical, Wedderburns' theorem, category theory, Noetherian rings, Artinian rings, affine varieties, projective varieties, Hilbert's Nullstellensatz, prime spectrum, Zariski topology, discrete valuation rings, and Dedekind domains.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 200, MATH 201, and MATH 202. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Completeness and compactness for real line; sequences and infinite series of functions; Fourier series; calculus on Euclidean space and the implicit function theorem; metric spaces and the contracting mapping theorem; the Arzela-Ascoli theorem; basics of general topological spaces; the Baire category theorem; Urysohn's lemma; and Tychonoff's theorem.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 105A and MATH 105B are recommended as preparation.Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Lebesgue measure theory, abstract measure theory, measurable functions, integration, space of absolutely integrable functions, dominated convergence theorem, convergence in measure, Riesz representation theorem, product measure and Fubini 's theorem. L^{p} spaces, derivative of a measure, the Radon-Nikodym theorem, and the fundamental theorem of calculus.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 204. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Winter

Banach spaces, Hahn-Banach theorem, uniform boundedness theorem, the open mapping and closed graph theorems, weak and weak* topology, the Banach-Alaoglu theorem, Hilbert spaces, self-adjoint operators, compact operators, spectral theory, Fredholm operators, spaces of distributions and the Fourier transform, and Sobolev spaces.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 204 and MATH 205 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Spring

Holomorphic and harmonic functions, Cauchy's integral theorem, the maximum principle and its consequences, conformal mapping, analytic continuation, the Riemann mapping theorem.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 103 is recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Spring

Definition of manifolds; the tangent bundle; the inverse function theorem and the implicit function theorem; transversality; Sard's theorem and the Whitney embedding theorem; vector fields, flows, and the Lie bracket; Frobenius's theorem. MATH 204 recommended for preparation.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Tensor algebra. Differential forms and associated formalism of pullback, wedge product, exterior derivative, Stokes theorem, integration. Cartan's formula for Lie derivative. Cohomology via differential forms. The Poincaré lemma and the Mayer-Vietoris sequence. Theorems of deRham and Hodge.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 208. MATH 201 is recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Winter

The fundamental group, covering space theory and van Kampen's theorem (with a discussion of free and amalgamated products of groups), CW complexes, higher homotopy groups, cellular and singular cohomology, the Eilenberg-Steenrod axioms, computational tools including Mayer-Vietoris, cup products, Poincaré duality, the Lefschetz fixed point theorem, the exact homotopy sequence of a fibration and the Hurewicz isomorphism theorem, and remarks on characteristic classes.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 208 and MATH 209 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Spring

Continuation of MATH 210. Topics include theory of characteristic classes of vector bundles, cobordism theory, and homotopy theory.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 200, MATH 201, and MATH 202 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Principal bundles, associated bundles and vector bundles, connections and curvature on principal and vector bundles. More advanced topics include: introduction to cohomology, the Chern-Weil construction and characteristic classes, the Gauss-Bonnet theorem or Hodge theory, eigenvalue estimates for Beltrami Laplacian, and comparison theorems in Riemannian geometry.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 208. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Spring

First of the two PDE courses covering basically Part I in Evans' book; *Partial Differential Equations;* which includes transport equations; Laplace equations; heat equations; wave equations; characteristics of nonlinear first-order PDE; Hamilton-Jacobi equations; conservation laws; some methods for solving equations in closed form; and the Cauchy-Kovalevskaya theorem.

5

MATH 106 and MATH 107 are recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Second course of the PDE series covering basically most of Part II in Evans' book and some topics in nonlinear PDE including Sobolev spaces, Sobolev inequalities, existence, regularity and a priori estimates of solutions to second order elliptic PDE, parabolic equations, hyperbolic equations and systems of conservation laws, and calculus of variations and its applications to PDE.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 106, MATH 107, and MATH 213A are recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Nilpotent groups, solvable groups, Hall subgroups, the Frattini subgroup, the Fitting subgroup, the Schur-Zassenhaus theorem, fusion in p-subgroups, the transfer map, Frobenius theorem on normal p-complements.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 200 and MATH 201 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Spring

Operators on Banach spaces and Hilbert spaces. The spectral theorem. Compact and Fredholm operators. Other special classes of operators.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 204, MATH 205, MATH 206, and MATH 207 are recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Winter

Topics include: the Lebesgue set, the Marcinkiewicz interpolation theorem, singular integrals, the Calderon-Zygmund theorem, Hardy Littlewood-Sobolev theorem, pseudodifferential operators, compensated compactness, concentration compactness, and applications to PDE.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 204, MATH 205, and MATH 206 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Topics include elliptic equations, existence of weak solutions, the Lax-Milgram theorem, interior and boundary regularity, maximum principles, the Harnack inequality, eigenvalues for symmetric and non-symmetric elliptic operators, calculus of variations (first variation: Euler-Lagrange equations, second variation: existence of minimizers). Other topics covered as time permits.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 204, MATH 205, and MATH 206 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Topics include: linear evolution equations, second order parabolic equations, maximum principles, second order hyperbolic equations, propagation of singularities, hyperbolic systems of first order, semigroup theory, systems of conservation laws, Riemann problem, simple waves, rarefaction waves, shock waves, Riemann invariants, and entropy criteria. Other topics covered as time permits.

5

Topological methods in nonlinear partial differential equations, including degree theory, bifurcation theory, and monotonicity. Topics also include variational methods in the solution of nonlinear partial differential equations.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Lie groups and Lie algebras, and their finite dimensional representations.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 200, MATH 201, and MATH 202. MATH 225A and MATH 227 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Lie groups and Lie algebras, and their finite dimensional representations.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 220A. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Topics include algebraic integers, completions, different and discriminant, cyclotomic fields, parallelotopes, the ideal function, ideles and adeles, elementary properties of zeta functions and L-series, local class field theory, global class field theory. MATH 200, MATH 201, and MATH 202 are recommended as preparation.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Topics include geometric methods in number theory, finiteness theorems, analogues of Riemann-Roch for algebraic fields (after A. Weil), inverse Galois problem (Belyi theorem) and consequences.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Topics include examples of algebraic varieties, elements of commutative algebra, local properties of algebraic varieties, line bundles and sheaf cohomology, theory of algebraic curves. Weekly problem solving. MATH 200, MATH 201, MATH 202, and MATH 208 are recommended as preparation.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Winter

A continuation of course 223A. Topics include theory of schemes and sheaf cohomology, formulation of the Riemann-Roch theorem, birational maps, theory of surfaces. Weekly problem solving. MATH 223A is recommended as preparation.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Winter

Basic concepts of Lie algebras. Engel's theorem, Lie's theorem, Weyl's theorem are proved. Root space decomposition for semi-simple algebras, root systems and the classification theorem for semi-simple algebras over the complex numbers. Isomorphism and conjugacy theorems.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 201 and MATH 202 recommended as preparation Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Finite dimensional semi-simple Lie algebras: PBW theorem, generators and relations, highest weight representations, Weyl character formula. Infinite dimensional Lie algebras: Heisenberg algebras, Virasoro algebras, loop algebras, affine Kac-Moody algebras, vertex operator representations.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 225A. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Introduction to the infinite-dimensional Lie algebras that arise in modern mathematics and mathematical physics: Heisenberg and Virasoro algebras, representations of the Heisenberg algebra, Verma modules over the Virasoro algebra, the Kac determinant formula, and unitary and discrete series representations.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Continuation of MATH 226A: Kac-Moody and affine Lie algebras and their representations, integrable modules, representations via vertex operators, modular invariance of characters, and introduction to vertex operator algebras.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Lie groups and algebras, the exponential map, the adjoint action, Lie's three theorems, Lie subgroups, the maximal torus theorem, the Weyl group, some topology of Lie groups, some representation theory: Schur's Lemma, the Peter-Weyl theorem, roots, weights, classification of Lie groups, the classical groups.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 200, MATH 201, MATH 204, and MATH 208. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Winter

Linear incidence geometry is introduced. Linear and classical groups are reviewed, and geometries associated with projective and polar spaces are introduced. Characterizations are obtained.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Theory of Kac-Moody algebras and their representations. The Weil-Kac character formula. Emphasis on representations of affine superalgebras by vertex operators. Connections to combinatorics, PDE, the monster group. The Virasoro algebra.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Spring

Classical Morse Theory. The fundamental theorems relating critical points to the topology of a manifold are treated in detail. The Bott Periodicity Theorem. A specialized course offered once every few years.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 208, MATH 209, MATH 210, MATH 211, and MATH 212 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Classical matrix ensembles; Wigner semi-circle law; method of moments. Gaussian ensembles. Method of orthogonal polynomials; Gaudin lemma. Distribution functions for spacings and largest eigenvalue. Asymptotics and Riemann-Hilbert problem. Painleve theory and the Tracy-Widom distribution. Selberg's Integral. Matrix ensembles related to classical groups; symmetric functions theory. Averages of characteristic polynomials. Fundamentals of free probability theory. Overview of connections with physics, combinatorics, and number theory.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 103, MATH 204, and MATH 205; MATH 117 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Spring

Riemann surfaces, conformal maps, harmonic forms, holomorphic forms, the Riemann-Roch theorem, the theory of moduli.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Winter

An introduction to the qualitative theory of systems of ordinary differential equations. Structural stability, critical elements, stable manifolds, generic properties, bifurcations of generic arcs.

5

Winter

The course, aimed at second-year graduate students, will cover the basic facts about elliptic functions and modular forms. The goal is to provide the student with foundations suitable for further work in advanced number theory, in conformal field theory, and in the theory of Riemann surfaces.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 200, MATH 201, MATH 202, and either MATH 207 or MATH 103A are recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Homology and cohomology theories have proven to be powerful tools in many fields (topology, geometry, number theory, algebra). Independent of the field, these theories use the common language of homological algebra. The aim of this course is to acquaint the participants with basic concepts of category theory and homological algebra, as follows: chain complexes, homology, homotopy, several (co)homology theories (topological spaces, manifolds, groups, algebras, Lie groups), projective and injective resolutions, derived functors (Ext and Tor). Depending on time, spectral sequences or derived categories may also be treated. MATH 200 and MATH 202 strongly recommended.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Introduces ordinary representation theory of finite groups (over the complex numbers). Main topics are characters, orthogonality relations, character tables, induction and restriction, Frobenius reciprocity, Mackey's formula, Clifford theory, Schur indicator, Schur index, Artin's and Brauer's induction theorems. Recommended: successful completion of MATH 200-MATH 202.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Introduces modular representation theory of finite groups (over a field of positive characteristic). Main topics are Grothendieck groups, Brauer characters, Brauer character table, projective covers, Brauer-Cartan triangle, relative projectivity, vertices, sources, Green correspondence, Green's indecomposability theorem. Recommended completion of MATH 200-MATH 203 and MATH 240A.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 200, MATH 201, MATH 202, MATH 203, and MATH 240A recommended. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Material includes associative algebras and their modules; projective and injective modules; projective covers; injective hulls; Krull-Schmidt Theorem; Cartan matrix; semisimple algebras and modules; radical, simple algebras; symmetric algebras; quivers and their representations; Morita Theory; and basic algebras.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 200, MATH 201, and MATH 202. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Basic definitions. Darboux theorem. Basic examples: cotangent bundles, Kähler manifolds and co-adjoint orbits. Normal form theorems. Hamiltonian group actions, moment maps. Reduction by symmetry groups. Atiyah-Guillemin-Sternberg convexity. Introduction to Floer homological methods. Relations with other geometries including contact, Poisson, and Kähler geometry.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 204; MATH 208 and MATH 209 are recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Covers symplectic geometry and classical Hamiltonian dynamics. Some of the key subjects are the Darboux theorem, Poisson brackets, Hamiltonian and Langrangian systems, Legendre transformations, variational principles, Hamilton-Jacobi theory, geodesic equations, and an introduction to Poisson geometry. MATH 208 and MATH 209 are recommended as preparation.

5

MATH 208 and MATH 209 recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Hamiltonian dynamics with symmetry. Key topics center around the momentum map and the theory of reduction in both the symplectic and Poisson context. Applications are taken from geometry, rigid body dynamics, and continuum mechanics. MATH 249A is recommended as preparation.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Introduces students to active research topics tailored according to the interests of the students. Possible subjects are complete integrability and Kac-Moody Lie algebras; Smale's topological program and bifurcation theory; KAM theory, stability and chaos; relativity; quantization. MATH 249B is recommended as preparation.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

First covers a basic introduction to fluid dynamics equations and then focuses on different aspects of the solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations.

5

Prerequisite(s): MATH 106 and MATH 107 are recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Introduction to some basics in geometric analysis through the discussions of two fundamental problems in geometry: the resolution of the Yamabe problem and the study of harmonic maps. The analytic aspects of these problems include Sobolev spaces, best constants in Sobolev inequalities, and regularity and a priori estimates of systems of elliptic PDE.

5

MATH 204, MATH 205, MATH 209, MATH 212, and MATH 213A recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Introduction to compact Riemann surfaces and algebraic geometry via an in-depth study of complex algebraic curves.

5

MATH 200, MATH 201, MATH 202, MATH 203, MATH 204, and MATH 207 are recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate mathematics and physics students.

Combinatorial mathematics, including summation methods, binomial coefficients, combinatorial sequences (Fibonacci, Stirling, Eulerian, harmonic, Bernoulli numbers), generating functions and their uses, Bernoulli processes and other topics in discrete probability. Oriented toward problem solving applications. Applications to statistical physics and computer science.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Concepts of inverse problem and ill-posedness on the Hilbert scale. Approaches to inversion, regularization and implementation. In Euclidean geometry: Radon transform; X-ray transform; attenuated X-ray transform (Novikov's inversion formula); weighted transforms. Same topics in different geometric contexts: homogeneous spaces, manifolds with boundary. Non-linear problems: boundary rigidity, lens rigidity, inverse problems for connections. MATH 148, MATH 204, MATH 205, MATH 206, and MATH 208, are recommended for preparation.

5

The Staff

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Yes

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Yes

Fall

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Yes

Winter

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Yes

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Yes

Topics such as derivation of the Navier-Stokes equations. Examples of flows including water waves, vortex motion, and boundary layers. Introductory functional analysis of the Navier-Stokes equation.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Yes

Topics in number theory, selected by instructor. Possibilities include modular and automorphic forms, elliptic curves, algebraic number theory, local fields, the trace formula. May also cover related areas of arithmetic algebraic geometry, harmonic analysis, and representation theory. Courses 200, 201, 202, and 205 are recommended as preparation.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Yes

Topics in topology, selected by the instructor. Possibilities include generalized (co)homology theory including K-theory, group actions on manifolds, equivariant and orbifold cohomology theory.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Yes

Prepares graduate students to become successful Teaching Assistants in mathematics courses. Topics include class management, assessment creation, evaluation and grading, student interaction, introduction to teaching and learning strategies, innovation in education, use of technology, and best practices that promote diversity and inclusion.

2

Pedro Morales

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall

Prepares graduate students to become successful Graduate Student Instructors in mathematics. Topics include class management, assessment creation, evaluation and grading, student interaction, introduction to teaching and learning strategies, innovation in education, use of technology, and best practices that promote diversity and inclusion.

2

Pedro Morales

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Winter

A weekly seminar attended by faculty, graduate students, and upper-division undergraduate students. All graduate students are expected to attend.

0

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall, Winter, Spring

Students and staff studying in an area where there is no specific course offering at that time.

5

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Fall, Winter, Spring

Either study related to a course being taken or a totally independent study. Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

5

Yes

Either study related to a course being taken or a totally independent study. Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

10

Yes

Either study related to a course being taken or a totally independent study. Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

15

Yes

Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

5

Fall, Winter, Spring

Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

5

Yes

Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

10

Yes

Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

15

Yes