MATH 207. QR: Probability Theory. 3 Credits.
Distributions of random variables and functions of random variables. Expectations, stochastic independence, sampling and limiting distributions (central limit theorems). Concepts of random number generation. Prerequisites: MATH 121; STAT 151 or STAT 153 recommended. Cross-listed with: STAT 251, BIOS 251.
MATH 221. QR:Detrministc Modls Oper Rsch. 3 Credits.
The linear programming problem. Simplex algorithm, dual problem, sensitivity analysis, goal programming. Dynamic programming and network problems. Prerequisites: MATH 122 or MATH 124; MATH 121 desirable. Cross-listed with: CSYS 221.
MATH 222. QR:Stochastic Models:Oper Rsch. 3 Credits.
MATH 230. QR:Ordinary Diffrntl Equation. 3 Credits.
Solutions of linear ordinary differential equations, the Laplace transformation, and series solutions of differential equations. Prerequisite: MATH 121. Corequisite: MATH 122 or MATH 124. Credit not granted for more than one of the courses MATH 230 or MATH 271.
MATH 235. QR:Mathematical Models&Anlysis. 3 Credits.
Techniques of Undergraduate calculus and linear algebra are applied for mathematical analysis of models of natural and human-created phenomena. Students are coached to give presentations. Prerequisites: MATH 121; MATH 122 or MATH 124 or MATH 230 or MATH 271.
MATH 236. QR: Calculus of Variations. 3 Credits.
Necessary conditions of Euler, Legendre, Weierstrass, and Jacobi for minimizing integrals. Sufficiency proofs. Variation and eigenvalue problems. Hamilton-Jacobi equations. Prerequisite: MATH 230.
MATH 237. QR:Intro to Numerical Analysis. 3 Credits.
Error analysis, root-finding, interpolation, least squares, quadrature, linear equations, numerical solution of ordinary differential equations. Prerequisites: MATH 121; MATH 122 or MATH 124 or MATH 271; CS 020 or CS 021. Cross-listed with: CS 237.
MATH 238. QR:Appld Computational Methods. 3 Credits.
Direct and iterative methods for solving linear systems; numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations. Focus will be on application of numerical methods. Prerequisites: MATH 121; MATH 122 or MATH 124 or MATH 271.
MATH 240. QR:Fourier Series&Intgrl Trans. 3 Credits.
MATH 241. QR:Anyl in Several Real Vars I. 3 Credits.
MATH 242. QR:Anyl Several Real Vrbes II. 3 Credits.
Differentiation and integration in n-space, uniform convergence of functions, fundamental theorem of calculus, inverse and implicit function theorems. Prerequisite: MATH 241.
MATH 251. QR: Abstract Algebra I. 3 Credits.
MATH 252. QR: Abstract Algebra II. 3 Credits.
Modules, vector spaces, linear transformations, rational and Jordan canonical forms. Finite fields, field extensions, and Galois theory leading to the insolvability of quintic equations. Prerequisite: MATH 251.
MATH 255. QR:Elementary Number Theory. 3 Credits.
MATH 257. QR:Topics in Group Theory. 3 Credits.
Topics may include abstract group theory, representation theory, classical groups, Lie groups. Prerequisite: MATH 251.
MATH 259. QR: Cryptography. 3 Credits.
A survey of classical and modern cryptography. The strengths and weaknesses of various cryptosystems are discussed. Topics include specific public-key and private-key cryptosystems such as RSA, ElGamal, and elliptic curve cryptosystems, as well as digital signatures and key exchange. Prerequisite: MATH 052 or CS 064; any 100-level MATH course.
MATH 260. QR: Foundations of Geometry. 3 Credits.
Geometry as an axiomatic science; various non-Euclidean geometries; relationships existing between Euclidean plane geometry and other geometries; invariant properties. Prerequisite: MATH 022 and either MATH 052 or MATH 054.
MATH 264. QR: Vector Analysis. 3 Credits.
MATH 266. QR:Chaos,Fractals&Dynmcal Syst. 3 Credits.
Discrete and continuous dynamical systems, Julia sets, the Mandelbrot set, period doubling, renormalization, Henon map, phase plane analysis and Lorenz equations. Co-requisite: MATH 271 or MATH 230. Cross-listed with: CSYS 266.
MATH 268. QR:Mathematical Biology&Ecol. 3 Credits.
Mathematical modeling in the life sciences. Topics include population modeling, dynamics of infectious diseases, reaction kinetics, wave phenomena in biology, and biological pattern formation. Prerequisite: MATH 122 or MATH 124; MATH 230; or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: CSYS 268.
MATH 271. QR:Adv Engineering Mathematics. 3 Credits.
Differential equations, Laplace transforms, matrix theory, and systems of differential equations; brief introduction to Fourier series. Examples from engineering and physical sciences. Credit not granted for both MATH 230 and MATH 271. No credit for Mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MATH 121.
MATH 272. QR: Applied Analysis. 3 Credits.
MATH 273. QR:Combinatorial Graph Theory. 3 Credits.
Paths and trees, connectivity, Eulerian and Hamiltonian cycles, matchings, edge and vertex colorings, planar graphs, Euler's formula and the Four Color Theorem, networks. Prerequisite: MATH 052 or MATH 054.
MATH 274. QR:Numerical Linear Algebra. 3 Credits.
Direct and iterative methods for solving linear equations, least square factorization methods, eigenvalue computations, ill-conditioning and stability. Prerequisite: MATH 237.
MATH 295. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.
For advanced students in the indicated fields. Lectures, reports, and directed readings on advanced topics. Credit as arranged. Offered as occasion warrants.
MATH 300. Principles of Complex Systems. 3 Credits.
Introduction to fundamental concepts of complex systems. Topics include: emergence, scaling phenomena, and mechanisms, multi-scale systems, failure, robustness, collective social phenomena, complex networks. Students from all disciplines welcomed. Pre/co-requisites: Calculus and statistics required; Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, and Computer programming recommended but not required. Cross-listed with: CSYS 300.
MATH 303. Complex Networks. 3 Credits.
Detailed exploration of distribution, transportation, small-world, scale-free, social, biological, organizational networks; generative mechanisms; measurement and statistics of network properties; network dynamics; contagion processes. Students from all disciplines welcomed. Pre/co-requisites: MATH 300/CSYS 300, Calculus, and Statistics required. Cross-listed with: CSYS 303.
MATH 330. Adv Ordinary Diff Equations. 3 Credits.
Linear and nonlinear systems, approximate solutions, existence, uniqueness, dependence on initial conditions, stability, asymptotic behavior, singularities, self-adjoint problems. Prerequisite: MATH 230.
MATH 331. Theory of Func of Complex Var. 4 Credits.
Differentiation, integration, Cauchy-Riemann equations, infinite series, properties of analytic continuation, Laurent series, calculus of residues, contour integration, meromorphic functions, conformal mappings, Riemann surfaces. Prerequisite: MATH 242.
MATH 332. Approximation Theory. 3 Credits.
Interpolation and approximation by interpolation, uniform approximation in normed linear spaces, spline functions, orthogonal polynomials. Least square, and Chebychev approximations, rational functions. Prerequisites: MATH 122 or MATH 124; MATH 237.
MATH 333. Thry Functions Real Variables. 4 Credits.
The theory of Lebesgue integration, Lebesgue measure, sequences of functions, absolute continuity, properties of LP-spaces. Prerequisite: MATH 242.
MATH 335. Advanced Real Analysis. 3 Credits.
L2-spaces, LP-spaces; Hilbert, Banach spaces; linear functionals, linear operators; completely continuous operators (including symmetric); Fredholm alternative; Hilbert-Schmidt theory; unitary operators; Bochner's Theorem; Fourier-Plancherel, Watson transforms. Prerequisites: MATH 333.
MATH 336. Advanced Real Analysis. 3 Credits.
L2-spaces, LP-spaces; Hilbert, Banach spaces; linear functionals, linear operators; completely continuous operators (including symmetric); Fredholm alternative; Hilbert-Schmidt theory; unitary operators; Bochner's Theorem; Fourier-Plancherel, Watson transforms. Prerequisite: MATH 333 and MATH 335.
MATH 337. Numerical Diff Equations. 3 Credits.
Numerical solution and analysis of differential equations: initial-value and boundary-value problems; finite difference and finite element methods. Prerequisites: MATH 121; MATH 122 or MATH 124; MATH 230 or MATH 271 or MATH 237 recommended.
MATH 339. Partial Differential Equations. 3 Credits.
Classification of equations, linear equations, first order equations, second order elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic equations, uniqueness and existence of solutions. Prerequisite: MATH 230; MATH 242.
MATH 351. Topics in Algebra. 3 Credits.
Topics will vary each semester and may include algebraic number theory, algebraic geometry, and the arithmetic of elliptic curves. Repeatable for credit with Instructor permission. Prerequisite: MATH 252.
MATH 353. Point-Set Topology. 3 Credits.
Topological spaces, closed and open sets, closure operators, separation axioms, continuity, connectedness, compactness, metrization, uniform spaces. Prerequisite: MATH 241.
MATH 354. Algebraic Topology. 3 Credits.
MATH 373. Topics in Combinatorics. 3 Credits.
MATH 382. Seminar. 1 Credit.
Topical discussions with assigned reading. Required of M.S. degree candidates.
MATH 391. Master's Thesis Research. 1-18 Credits.
MATH 392. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
MATH 395. Advanced Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.
Subject will vary from year to year. May be repeated for credit.
MATH 491. Doctoral Dissertation Research. 1-18 Credits.
MATH 492. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded.
MATH 496. Advanced Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.
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