Math 3770H: Complex Analysis I
Fall 2008
Instructor: Nikolai Dokuchaev
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Synopsis:
- Complex arithmetic and the complex plane; geometric interpretation.
- Complex functions: polynomials, the exponent, logarithm, inversion.
Branch points. Applications for linear ordinary differential equations.
- Limits and series. Power series. Radius of convergence.
- Differentiation: Holomorphic functions. The Cauchy-Riemann Equations.
Elliptic equations and holomorphic functions.
- Complex contour integrals; Cauchy's theorem.
- Taylor series. Analyticness of holomorphic functions. Zeros and
identity theorem.
Maximum principle.
- Laurent series. classification of singularities.
The Cauchy Residue formula. Calculus of residues. Application for
real integrals.
- Winding numbers, Argument Principle, Rouche's Theorem. Counting of
roots using winding number. The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra.
- Fourier transform, Laplace transform, Fourier series,
Z-transform. Frequency analysis for linear ordinary differential
equations; Hardy spaces,
- Meetings: Three lectures and one tutorial weekly