400-4 Interest Theory and Financial Derivatives. This course examines financial mathematics and actuarial models for investments including interest, annuities, stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. There is an introduction to financial derivatives, options, and futures. Preparation for Exam FM/2. Prerequisite: MATH 250 (Calculus II) with C or better.
MATH401 - Life Contingencies I
401-3 Life Contingencies I. This course examines actuarial models for life insurance. Life contingency models include life insurance liability calculations, annuities, and credit risk. Basic properties of survival models and Poisson processes are covered. This course and MATH 402 prepare students for Exam MLC/3L. Prerequisite: MATH 483 with C or better.
MATH402 - Life Contingencies II
402-3 Life Contingencies II. This is a second course in actuarial models for life insurance including multiple contingencies, multiple survivals and claim frequency models. Basic properties of Markov Chains are covered. This course and MATH 401 prepare students for Exam MLC/3L. Prerequisites: MATH 221 and MATH 401 with C or better.
MATH403 - Loss Models I
403-3 Loss Models I. This course examines loss models including severity models, ruin models, and estimating and fitting the models. This course and MATH 404 prepare students for Exam C/4. Prerequisite: MATH 483 with C or better.
MATH404 - Loss Models II
404-3 Loss Models II. This is a second course in loss models including estimation and fitting of severity and ruin models, and credibility theory. This course and MATH 403 prepare students for Exam C/4. Prerequisite: MATH 403 with C or better.
MATH405 - Intermediate Diff Equations
405-3 Intermediate Differential Equations. This course features the study of several sets of differential equations with the aid of computers. The equations are actual applications in biology, chemistry, economics, engineering, finance, medicine and physics. Where possible, problems will be chosen to match student's interests. Students from these areas are particularly welcome. Basic theory of differential equations is cited as needed. Prerequisite: MATH 305 with C or better.
MATH406 - Linear Analysis
406-3 Linear Analysis. Introduction to function spaces and operators used in quantum mechanics, partial differential equations, etc. Topics include: discrete and continuous models for the vibrating string, separation of variables, eigenfunction analysis, inner product spaces; operators on inner produce spaces; the spectral theorem for Hermitian operators on finite dimensional spaces, the Courant-Fisher characterization. Prerequisite: MATH 221 and MATH 305 with C or better.
MATH407 - Partial Differential Equations
407-3 Partial Differential Equations. Solution methods for linear partial differential equations arising in engineering and science. Topics include: the heat equation, the wave equation, Laplace's equation, separation of variables, boundary and initial value problems, uniqueness via the energy methods, the maximum principle and characteristics. Solutions to the vibrating string and dissipation of heat in a bar will be discussed. Prerequisite: MATH 251 and MATH 305 with C or better.
MATH409 - Fourier Analysis
409-3 Fourier Analysis. Introduction to the theory, techniques and applications of Fourier analysis. Topics include: Fourier synthesis and analysis equations for periodic and aperiodic functions; convolution; the calculus of Fourier transforms, Fourier series of DFT's; operators and Fourier transforms; FFT and related algorithms; generalized functions such as Dirac's delta and others; selected applications. Prerequisite: MATH 221 and MATH 305 with C or better.
MATH411 - Math Topics for Teachers
411-1 to 6 Mathematical Topics for Teachers. Variety of short courses in mathematical ideas useful in curriculum enrichment in elementary and secondary mathematics. May be repeated as topics vary. Does not count toward a mathematics major.
MATH412 - Prob Solving Approach
412-3 Problem Solving Approaches to Basic Mathematical Skills. Content of basic skills at all levels of education and the development of these skills from elementary school through college; emphasis on problem solving and problem solving techniques; determination of student skills and proficiency level. Credit may not be applied toward degree requirements in mathematics. Prerequisite: MATH 321 or CI 321.
MATH417 - Applied Matrix Theory
417-3 Applied Matrix Theory. Selected applications of matrices to physics, chemistry and economics. This material is also useful for engineering and computer science. Topics include matrix representation of symmetry groups, non-negative matrices and the subsidy problem, location of eigenvalues. Prerequisite: MATH 221 with C or better.
MATH418 - Computer Algebra Systems
418-3 Computer Algebra Systems. This course presents modern computer algebra systems (CAS) as a research tool in mathematics. The use of a CAS in the preparation of reports, theses and dissertations will also be covered. Topics will include: solving differential equations with a CAS; plotting techniques with a CAS; symbolic packages for such areas as abstract algebra, number theory; and combinatorics; programming with a CAS; exporting results to TeX or word processing software; The AMS-LaTeX package. Restricted to graduate standing. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH419 - Intro Abstract Algebra II
419-3 Introduction to Abstract Algebra II. A detailed study of polynomial equations in one variable. Solvable groups and the Galois theory of field extensions are developed and applied to extensions of the quadratic formula, proving the impossibility of trisecting an angle with only a straight-edge and compass, and to the basic facts about finite fields as needed in coding theory and computer science. Prerequisite: MATH 319 with C or better.
MATH421 - Linear Algebra
421-3 Linear Algebra. The extension of basic linear algebra to arbitrary scalars. The theory and computation of Jordan forms of matrices (as needed e.g., for certain diffusion equations). Inner products, quadratic forms and Sylvester's Law of Inertia. Prerequisite: MATH 221 with C or better.
MATH425 - Intro to Number Theory
425-3 Introduction to Number Theory. Properties of integers, primes, divisibility, congruences, quadratic forms, diophantine equations, and other topics in number theory. Prerequisite: MATH 319 with C or better.
MATH430 - Intro to Topology
430-3 Introduction to Topology. Study of the real line and the plane, metric spaces, topological spaces, compactness, connectedness, continuity, products, quotients and fixed point theorems. This course will be particularly useful to students who intend to study analysis or applied mathematics. Prerequisite: MATH 352 with C or better.
MATH433 - Classical & Modern Geometry
433-3 Classical and Modern Geometry. Introduction to the foundations of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. Topics include synthetic approach (Euclidean geometry, axiomatic systems, constructions, proofs), symmetries (similarity, congruence and various transformations and their invariants), metric approach (distance), vector space approach (transformations and matrices, inner product), inversive geometry, projective geometry (art and math) and non-Euclidean geometries. Some applications in modern science, like Relativity Theory, may also be covered. Historical background and connections with other parts of mathematics, science and culture are important components of this course. Prerequisite: MATH 250 and MATH 302 with grades of C or better.
MATH435 - Elem Differential Geometry
435-3 Elementary Differential Geometry. Introduction to modern differential geometry through the study of curves in R3. Local curve theory with emphasis on the Serret-Frenet formulas; global curve theory including Fenchel's theorem; local surface theory motivated by curve theory; global surface theory including the Gauss-Bonnet theorem. Prerequisite: MATH 221 and MATH 251 with C or better.
MATH447 - Intro to Graph Theory
447-3 Introduction to Graph Theory. (Same as CS 447) Graph theory is an area of mathematics which is fundamental to future problems such as computer security, parallel processing, the structure of the World Wide Web, traffic flow and scheduling problems. It also plays an increasingly important role within computer science. Topics include: trees, coverings, planarity, colorability, digraphs, depth-first and breadth-first searches. Prerequisite: MATH 349 with C or better.
MATH449 - Intro to Combinatorics
449-3 Introduction to Combinatorics. (Same as CS 449) This course will introduce the student to various basic topics in combinatorics that are widely used throughout applicable mathematics. Possible topics include: elementary counting techniques, pigeonhole principle, multinomial principle, inclusion and exclusion, recurrence relations, generating functions, partitions, designs, graphs, finite geometry, codes and cryptography. Prerequisite: MATH 349 with C or better.
MATH450 - Methods of Advanced Calculus
450-3 Methods of Advanced Calculus. Multivariable calculus fundamental to continuum mechanics, differential geometry, electromagnetism, relativity, thermodynamics, etc. Includes: parametric curves and surfaces, inverse and implicit function theorems, contraction mapping and fixed point theorems, differentials, convergence of multivariate integrals, coordinate systems in space, Jacobians, surfaces, volumes and Green's, Gauss', and Stokes' theorems. Prerequisite: MATH 251 with C or better.
MATH452 - Introduction to Analysis
452-3 Introduction to Analysis. A rigorous development of one-variable calculus providing the tools necessary for understanding all other advanced courses in analysis. Topics include: sets, axioms for the real numbers, continuity, limits, differentiation, the Riemann integral, infinite sequences and series of functions. Additional topics may include areas such as Riemann-Stieltjes integration or the analysis of multivariable functions. Prerequisite: MATH 352 with C or better.
MATH455 - Complex Analysis
455-3 Complex Analysis with Applications. Analysis of differentiable functions of a single complex variable. Introduces mathematical techniques used to analyze problems in the sciences and engineering that are inherently two dimensional. Topics include: the complex plane, analytic functions, the Cauchy-Riemann equations, line integrals, the Cauchy integral formula, Taylor and Laurent series, the residue theorem, conformal mappings, applications. Prerequisite: MATH 251 with C or better.
MATH460 - Transformation Geometry
460-3 Transformation Geometry. Geometry viewed as the study of properties invariant under the action of a group. Topics include collineations, isometries, Frieze groups, Leonardo's Theorem, the classification of isometries of Euclidean and hyperbolic geometries. Recommended elective for secondary education majors in mathematics. Prerequisite: MATH 319 with C or better.
MATH471 - Optimization Techniques
471-3 Optimization Techniques. (Same as CS 471) Introduction to algorithms for finding extreme values of nonlinear multivariable functions with or without constraints. Topics include: convex sets and functions; the arithmetic-geometric mean inequality; Taylor's theorem for multivariable functions; positive definite, negative definite, and indefinite matrices; iterative methods for unconstrained optimization. Prerequisite: MATH 221 and MATH 250 with C or better.
MATH472 - Linear Programming
472-3 Linear Programming. (Same as CS 472) Introduction to finding extreme values of linear functionals subject to linear constraints. Topics include: recognition, formulation, and solution of real problems via the simplex algorithm; development of the simplex algorithm; artificial variables; the dual problem and duality theorem; complementary slackness; sensitivity analysis; and selected applications of linear programming. Prerequisite: MATH 221 with C or better.
MATH473 - Reliability & Survival Models
473-3 Reliability and Survival Models. Introduction to statistical analysis of data on lifetime, including hazard functions and failure distributions; estimation and hypothesis testing in life testing experiments with complete as well as censored data. Prerequisite: MATH 480 or MATH 483 with C or better.
MATH474 - Time Series
474-3 Time Series. An introduction to time series: AR, MA and ARIMA models; estimation, time series models. Prerequisite: MATH 480 or MATH 483 with C or better.
MATH475 - Numerical Analysis I
475-3 Numerical Analysis I. (Same as CS 475) Introduction to theory & techniques for computation with digital computers. Topics include: solution of nonlinear equations; interpolation & approximation; solution of systems of linear equations; numerical integration. Students will use MATLAB to study the numerical performance of the algorithms introduced in the course. Prerequisites: MATH 221 and MATH 250 with C or better.
MATH476 - Numerical Analysis II
476-3 Numerical Analysis II. (Same as CS 476) Continuation of MATH 475. Topics include: solution of ordinary differential equations; computation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors; and solution of partial differential equations. Students will use MATLAB to study the numerical performance of the algorithms introduced in the course. Prerequisites: MATH 305 and MATH 475 with a C or better.
MATH480 - Prob Stoch Processes I
480-3 Probability, Stochastic Processes and Applications I. Introduction to the central topics of modern probability including elementary stochastic processes; random variables and their properties; sum of independent random variables and the Central Limit Theorem; random walks; discrete time finite state Markov chains; applications to random number generators and image and signal processing. Also generating functions, conditional probability, expectation, moments. Prerequisite: MATH 251 with C or better.
MATH481 - Prob Stoch Processes II
481-3 Probability, Stochastic Processes and Applications II. Continuation of MATH 480. Thorough introduction to Markov processes and Martingales, including the laws of large numbers, classification of states, recurrence, convergence to the stationary distribution in Markov chains, birth processes, Poisson processes, stopping times, and the Martingale convergence theorem. Important and current applications will be included. Prerequisite: MATH 480 with C or better.
MATH483 - Math Stats in Engr & Sci
483-4 Mathematical Statistics in Engineering and the Sciences. Develops the basic statistical techniques used in applied fields like engineering, and the physical and natural sciences. Principal topics include probability; random variables; expectations; moment generating functions; transformations of random variables; point and interval estimation; tests of hypotheses. Applications include one-way classification data and chi-square tests for cross classified data. Prerequisite: MATH 250 with C or better.
MATH484 - Applied Regression Analysis
484-3 Applied Regression Analysis and Experimental Design. Introduction to linear models and experimental design widely used in applied statistical work. Topics include linear models; analysis of variance; analysis of residuals; regression diagnostics; randomized blocks; Latin squares; factorial designs. Applications include response surface methodology and model building. Computations will require the use of a statistical package such as SAS. Prerequisite: MATH 221 and MATH 483 with C or better.
MATH485 - Applied Statistical Methods
485-3 Applied Statistical Methods. Introduction to sampling methods and categorical data analysis widely used in applied areas such as a social and biomedical sciences and business. Sampling methods topics include: simple random and stratified sampling; ratio and regression estimators. Categorical data analysis topics include: contingency tables; loglinear models; logistic regression; model selection; use of a computer package. Prerequisite: MATH 483 with C or better.
MATH490 - Topics in Mathematics
490-3 Topics in Mathematics. Selected topics in mathematics chosen from such areas as: (a) Financial Mathematics, Mathematical Biology or Actuarial Mathematics; (b) Probability, Statistics or Stochastic Processes; (c) Mathematical topics not including Statistics, such as Operations Research, Cryptography and High Dimensional computing in Numerical Analysis, etc. May be repeated up to 3 times as topics vary. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH492 - Industrial Applied Math Clinic
492-3 Industrial and Applied Mathematics Clinic. Students will participate in a semester-long project to apply their mathematical knowledge to a problem supplied by a business, industrial, or community partner. Students will work in teams, and will engage in client contact, including a final report of their results to the client. Mathematical modeling, research, communication, and project management skills will be developed, along with core mathematical competency needed to solve the client problem. Prerequisites: MATH 221, MATH 483, and CS 202 with grades of C or better.
MATH495 - Special Topics in Math
495-1 to 6 Special Topics in Mathematics. Individual study or small group discussions in special areas of interest under the direction of a member of the faculty. Special approval needed from the chair and instructor.
MATH501 - Measure and Integration
501-3 Measure and Integration. This course is an introduction to measure theory and the Lebesgue integral. Its purpose is to develop many of the advanced mathematical tools that are necessary for the understanding of all other advanced courses in analysis. Topics will include: measures and measurable functions, Egoroff's theorem, the Lebesgue integral, Fatou's lemma, the monotone and dominated convergence theorems, functions of bounded variation and absolutely continuous functions, Lp-spaces, the Radon-Nikodym theorem, product measures, and Tonelli's and Fubini's theorems. Prerequisite: MATH 452.
MATH502 - Functional Analysis
502-3 Functional and Linear Analysis. This course is an introduction to infinite-dimensional spaces and their analysis. Topics include Hilbert and Banach spaces, separable and reflexive spaces, operators and their adjoints, and major theorems such as the Banach-Steinhaus, Open-Mapping, Closed Graph, Hahn-Banach, Riesz and matrix representation, Lax-Milgram, Arzela-Ascoli, Katos theorems. Spectral theory and applications to such areas as differential equations, Block iterations, quantum probability, fixed point theory or other areas are covered as time permits. Prerequisite: MATH 501 with a grade of B or better.
MATH505 - Ordinary Differentl Equations
505-3 Ordinary Differential Equations. Existence and uniqueness theorems; general properties of solutions; linear systems; geometric theory of nonlinear equations; stability; self-adjoin boundary value problems; oscillation theorems. Theory will be illustrated with computer simulation of several real-world problems. Prerequisite: MATH 452 and MATH 421 or consent of instructor.
MATH506 - Adv Topics Ord Diff Equats
506-1 to 12 Advanced Topics in Ordinary Differential Equations. Selected advanced topics in ordinary differential equations chosen from such areas as: stability, oscillations, functional differential equations, perturbations, boundary value problems. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH507 - Partial Differential Equations
507-3 Partial Differential Equations. This course introduces the student to the mathematical techniques that are used to analyze qualitative properties of solutions to partial differential equations that arise in engineering and the sciences. Topics studied will include: function spaces including Sobolev spaces; weak derivatives; the Sobolev and Poincare inequalities; existence, uniqueness, and continuous dependence for model equations. Prerequisite: MATH 407 and MATH 501.
MATH511 - Adv Topics in Teaching of Math
511-3 Advanced Topics in the Teaching of Mathematics. (Same as CI 529) Selected advanced topics in the teaching of mathematics chosen from such areas as: pedagogical theories; instructional strategies; applications of mathematics; problem solving. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH512A - Elem: Abstract Algebra
512A-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Elementary, Middle School and Junior High Mathematics-Abstract Algebra. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH512B - Elem: Geometry
512B-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Elementary, Middle School and Junior High Mathematics-Geometry. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH512C - Elem: Probabilty & Stats
512C-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Elementary, Middle School and Junior High Mathematics-Probability and Statistics. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH512D - Elem: Sets, Logic, Number Sys
512D-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Elementary, Middle School and Junior High Mathematics-Sets, Logic and Number Systems. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH512E - Elem:Applications of Math
512E-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Elementary, Middle School and Junior High Mathematics-Applications of Mathematics. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH512F - Elem: Algebra
512F-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Elementary, Middle School and Junior High Mathematics-Algebra. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH512G - Elem: History of Math
512G-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Elementary, Middle School and Junior High Mathematics-History of Mathematics. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH513A - Secondy Math: Abstract Algebra
513A-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Secondary Mathematics- Abstract Algebra. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH513B - Secondary Math: Geometry
513B-1 to 27 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Secondary Mathematics- Geometry. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH513C - Secondy Math:Probabilty & Stat
513C-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Secondary Mathematics-Probability and Statistics. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH513D - Secndry Mth:Sets,Logic,Numbers
513D-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Secondary Mathematics-Sets, Logic and Number Systems. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH513E - Secondy Mth:Applications Math
513E-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Secondary Mathematics-Applications of Mathematics. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH513F - Secondary Math: Topics
513F-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Secondary Mathematics-Analysis. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH513G - Secondary:Discrete Math
513G-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Secondary Mathematics- Discrete Mathematics. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH513H - Secondary: Topology
513H-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Secondary Mathematics-Topology. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH513I - Secndry:Computer Simulation
513I-1 to 3 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers of Secondary Mathematics-Computer Simulation. This course is counted by the Mathematics department only as part of an approved minor.
MATH516A - Stat Analy in Soc Sci I
516A-4 Statistical Analysis in the Social Sciences. Descriptive statistics; graphic display of data; concepts of probability; statistical estimation, and hypothesis testing. Applications to social science data. This course does not give credit toward a mathematics major. Prerequisite: one year of high school algebra or equivalent.
MATH516B - Stat Analy in Soc Sci II
516B-4 Statistical Analysis in the Social Sciences. Matrix algebra; general linear model; multivariate statistics, ordinal and nominal measures of associations and causal modeling. Applications to social science data. This course does not give credit toward a mathematics major. Prerequisite: one year of high school algebra or equivalent.
MATH519 - Algebraic Structures I
519-3 Algebraic Structures I. Introduction to the basic techniques in the classification of finite groups, including homomorphism theorems, classification of finitely generated abelian groups, Sylow's theorems and classification of small groups, divisibility theory in rings, especially polynomial rings. Prerequisite: MATH 419 or consent of instructor.
MATH520 - Algebraic Structures II
520-3 Algebraic Structures II. Free modules, torsion modules, tensor products of modules, finitely generated modules over principal ideal domains, application of abelian groups, algebraic geometry, homological algebra and group cohomology. Prerequisite: MATH 519.
MATH522 - Adv Topics-Alg & Num Theory
522-1 to 12 Advanced Topics in Algebra and Number Theory. Selected topics in modern algebra and number theory chosen from such areas as: group theory, commutative algebra, non-commutative algebra, field theory, representation theory, analytical number theory, algebraic number theory, additive number theory. Diophantine approximations, Dirichlet series and automorphic form. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH525 - Analytic Number Theory
525-3 Analytic Number Theory. Introduction to modern analytic techniques used in the study of quadratic forms, the distribution of prime numbers, Diophantine approximations and other topics of classical number theory. Prerequisites: MATH 425 and MATH 455 with grades of C or better.
MATH526 - Algebraic Number Theory
526-3 Algebraic Number Theory. Introduction to the modern algebraic techniques used in the study of number theory. Advanced Galois Theory, algebraic integers, prime factorization of ideals, Dirichlet unit theorem, ramification theory, local fields, and other topics. Prerequisites: MATH 425 and MATH 419 with grades of C or better.
MATH530 - Topology
530-3 Topology. This course covers the basics of point-set topology, Urysohn's lemma, Tychonoff's theorem, the Barie category theorem, manifolds and the fundamental group. Prerequisite: MATH 430 or MATH 452 with a C or better.
MATH531 - Algebraic Topology
531-3 Algebraic Topology. This course covers homotopy and homology groups, exact sequences, CW complexes, axioms of homology, and beginnings of cohomology. Prerequisite: MATH 530 with a C or better.
MATH532 - Topics in Geom & Topology
532-1 to 12 Topics in Geometry and Topology. Topics may include dynamical systems, topological groups, knot theory, complexity theory, uniform spaces and frames, differential and Riemannian geometry, voting theory and mathematical physics. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH535 - Differential Geometry
535-3 Differential Geometry. his course covers differential forms, curvature, connections, integration on manifolds and may include Riemannian geometry or Lie groups. Prerequisite: MATH 530 with a C or better.
MATH540 - Convex Analysis
540-3 Convex Analysis. The course develops the basic results on convex sets and functions which are extensively used in several areas of applied mathematics and in business and engineering. Both finite and infinite dimensional spaces will be discussed. Topics covered include separation theorems, extreme points and the Krein-Milman Theorem. For infinite dimensional spaces elementary aspects of locally convex spaces will be covered. Applications include inequalities, constrained optimization and minimax theory. Prerequisite: MATH 452 or consent of instructor.
MATH549 - Combinatorial Theory
549-3 Combinatorial Theory. This course will introduce the student to various advanced topics in Combinatorial theory that are basic to modern methods in applicable mathematics. Possible topics include: Enumeration, Polya-Burnside theory, DeBruijn sequences, Graph theory, Cayley's Theorem, Ramsey's Theorem, Hall's Theorem, Design Theory, Distinct representatives, Latin squares and Finite geometries. Prerequisite: MATH 449 or consent of instructor.
MATH553 - Adv Topics Analys & Func Anlys
553-1 to 12 Advanced Topics in Analysis and Functional Analysis. Advanced topics in analysis and functional analysis from such areas as: harmonic analysis, approximation theory, integration theory, advanced complex variables, topological vector spaces, operator theory, Banach algebras, distribution theory. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH555 - Complex Analysis
555-3 Complex Analysis. We review the field of complex numbers, differentiability, series convergence and the Cauchy integral formula for functions of a single complex variable. We go on to study the properties analytic, entire, meromorphic, and harmonic functions. We develop rigorous proofs of the Maximum modulus theorem, the Riemann mapping theorem, the residue theorem, and the Weierstrass factorization theorem and related results. If time permits the gamma and Riemann zeta functions are presented. Prerequisite: MATH 455.
MATH559 - Adv Topics in Combinatorics
559-1 to 12 Advanced Topics in Combinatorics. Selected advanced topics in combinatorics chosen from such areas as: graph theory; combinatorial designs; enumeration; random graphs; finite geometry; coding theory; cryptography; combinational algorithms. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH560 - Mathematical Finance
560-3 Mathematical Finance. The theory of stochastic processes, including integration, martingales, Brownian motion, difference equations and Ito's lemma, is developed and applied to problems in mathematical finance, such as dynamic asset and option pricing, modeling of financial derivatives and interest rates. The binomial tree method of Cox-Ingersoll-Rubinstein, and the models of Vasicek, Dothan, and others are developed. Stochastic numerical methods and related statistical procedures as used in computational finance are covered if time permits. Since this is an interdisciplinary course, students should contact the instructor about prerequisite knowledge. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH566 - Continuum Mechanics
566-3 Continuum Mechanics. This course will provide a rigorous development of the mechanics of solids and fluids. Topics will include: elements of tensor analysis; kinematics; balance of mass, linear momentum and angular momentum; the concept of stress; constitutive equations for fluid and solid bodies; and invariance of constitutive equations under a change in observer. Applications of continuum mechanics to the solution of problems in materials science will be included as time permits. Prerequisite: MATH 450 or MATH 452.
MATH569 - Adv Topics in Applied Math
569-1 to 12 Advanced Topics in Applied Mathematics. Selected advanced topics in applied mathematics chosen from such areas as: continuum mechanics; electromagnetic theory; control theory; mathematical physics. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH570 - Adv Topics: Optimization
570-1 to 12 Advanced Topics in Optimization. Selected advanced topics in optimization and operations research chosen from such areas as: calculus of variations, optimal control theory, nonlinear programming, convex analysis, non-smooth analysis, new flows, advanced computer simulation, large scale linear programming. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH572 - Adv Topics in Numerical Anlys
572-1 to 12 Advanced Topics in Numerical Analysis. (Same as CS 572) Selected advanced topics in numerical analysis chosen from such areas as: approximation theory, spline theory; special functions; wavelets; numerical solution of initial value problems; numerical solution of boundary value problems; numerical linear algebra; numerical methods of optimization; and functional analytic methods. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH574 - Approximation Theory
574-3 Approximation Theory. A study of techniques for approximating functions by polynomials, trigonometric polynomials, polynomial splines, wavelets, etc. Topics include: existence, uniqueness and characterization of best approximations in normed linear spaces; projection methods for good approximation; the Weierstrass, Muntz-Szasz, and Stone-Weierstrass theorems; degree of approximation and the Jackson theorems; construction of optimal min-max and least squares approximation using rational functions, splines, wavelets. Students will use MATLAB to study the quality of various approximations developed in the course. Prerequisite: MATH 452, MATH 475, and one of MATH 406, MATH 421.
MATH575 - Matrix Computations
575-3 Matrix Computations. A practical introduction to modern numerical linear algebra. Topics include: vector and matrix norms; Householder, Givens and Gauss transforms; factorization methods for solving systems of linear equations with roundoff error analysis; QR and SVD methods for solving linear least squares problems; the QR algorithm for computing the eigenvalues of a matrix. Students will use MATLAB to study the algorithms developed in the course. Prerequisite: MATH 475 and one of MATH 406, MATH 421.
MATH580 - Statistical Theory
580-3 Statistical Theory. The course gives a rigorous introduction to statistical inference. Topics covered include statistical models; sufficiency and completeness; Cramer-Rao bound; Rao-Blackwell theorem; best estimators; most powerful tests; likelihood ratio tests; elements of Bayes and minimax procedures. Prerequisite: MATH 483 or MATH 480.
MATH581 - Probability
581-3 Probability. A rigorous, measure-theoretic introduction to probability theory. Principal topics include general probability spaces, product spaces and product measures, random variables as measurable functions, distribution functions, conditional expectation, types of convergence, characteristic functions and the Central Limit theorem, tail events and 0-1 laws, the Borel-Cantelli lemma, and the weak and strong law of large numbers. Prerequisite or Corequisite: MATH 501, or consent of instructor.
MATH582 - Adv Topics in Probability
582-1 to 6 Advanced Topics in Probability. Selected advanced topics in probability chosen from such areas as: martingales, Markov processes, Brownian motion, infinitely divisible laws. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH583 - Advanced Topics in Stats
583-1 to 12 Advanced Topics in Statistics. Selected advanced topics in statistics chosen from such areas as: advanced linear models, advanced experimental design, multivariate statistical analysis, decision theory, advanced nonparametric theory. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH584 - Linear Models
584-3 Linear Models. This course examines the theory of linear models with applications to the analysis of variance and regression and to the design of experiments. Least squares estimation, and testing for full rank and less than full rank models are covered. Prerequisites: MATH 221 and MATH 484 with grades of C or better.
MATH585 - Multivariate Analysis
585-3 Multivariate Analysis. This course examines the multivariate normal and elliptically contoured distributions, estimators of multivariate location and dispersion, Hotelling's T^2 test, MANOVA, multivariate regression, principal component analysis, factor analysis, canonical correlation analysis, discriminant analysis, and clustering. Prerequisites: MATH 483 and MATH 221 with grades of C or better.
MATH586 - Statistical Learning
586-3 Statistical Computing and Learning. This course covers Statistical Computing and Learning, including supervised and unsupervised learning, statistical computations in software packages such as R and SAS, loops, approximation of distribution functions, computation of maximum likelihood estimations, random number generation, bootstrap, Monte Carlo, permutation tests, and Bayesian techniques. Prerequisites: MATH 483 and MATH 221 with grades of C or better.
MATH590 - Contemporary Math Research
590-1 to 6 Contemporary Mathematics Research. Lectures on various mathematical topics of current research interest by members of the department and by distinguished visitors. Special approval needed from the graduate adviser.
MATH595 - Individual Study
595-1 to 12 Individual Study. Individual study supervised by a member of the continuing faculty. Graded S/U only. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH598 - Research Paper
598-1 to 6 Master's Research Paper. Minimum of three hours to be counted toward the Master of Arts or Science in Mathematics degree. Graded S/U only. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH599 - Thesis
599-1 to 6 Master's Thesis. Minimum of three hours to be counted toward the Master of Arts or Science in Mathematics degree. Graded S/U only. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH600 - Dissertation
600-1 to 30 (1 to 16 per semester) PhD Dissertation. Minimum of 24 hours to be earned for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mathematics. Special approval needed from the instructor.
MATH601 - Continuing Enrollment
601-1 per semester Continuing Enrollment. For those graduate students who have not finished their degree programs and who are in the process of working on their dissertation, thesis, or research paper. The student must have completed a minimum of 24 hours of dissertation research, or the minimum thesis, or research hours before being eligible to register for this course. Concurrent enrollment in any other course is not permitted. Graded S/U or DEF only.
MATH699 - Postdoctoral Research
699-1 Postdoctoral Research. Must be a Postdoctoral Fellow. Concurrent enrollment in any other course is not permitted.