Mathematics (MATH)

Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 1001  College Mathematics Prep  (1 Credit Hour)  

A five week review of algebra, trigonometry and other pre-calculus concepts relevant to success in calculus and statistics using an artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. This course is open only to students participating in the Newcomb-Tulane College Summer Experience program.

MATH 1005  Explore Experiment Math  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to selected topics in mathematics through inquiry-based discovery. Students will make novel calculations, search for patterns, formulate conjectures, and ultimately prove theorems based on their exploration. The emphasis of the course is on the search for structures in mathematics through guided discovery. This course is open only to high school students participating in the Tulane Science Scholars program.

MATH 1110  Probability & Statistics I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Elementary probability theory with applications; random variables; distributions including a thorough discussion of the binomial, and normal distributions; central limit theorem; histograms; sampling distributions; confidence intervals; tests of hypotheses; linear models; regression and correlation; chi-square test; non-parametric statistics. 1110 is a prerequisite for 1120. These courses do not count toward the Mathematics B.S. requirement in SSE. Students may receive credit for only one of MATH 1110, 1140 or 1230.

MATH 1140  Statistics For Business  (4 Credit Hours)  

An introductory statistics course for BSM students using MSExcel. Includes confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for one and two populations and introduction to linear regression. Extensive coverage of data collection and analysis as needed to evaluate statistical results and to make good decisions in business. In comparison to Math 1110, the course spends more time on statistical inference problems, less on probability. This course does not count toward the Mathematics B.S. requirement. Students may receive credit for only one of MATH 1110, 1140 or 1230.

MATH 1150  Long Calculus I  (3 Credit Hours)  

The material of Calculus 1210 is covered in two semesters, with diversions for topics in algebra, trigonometry, complex numbers as the need for these topics arises. Mathematics 1150 is a prerequisite for 1160. Students finishing the course sequence 1150-1160 may continue with 1220 or any other course having Calculus 1201 as a prerequisite. The combination of 1150 and 1160 may count as one course toward the B.S. degree requirement.

MATH 1160  Long Calculus II  (3 Credit Hours)  

The material of Calculus 1210 is covered in two semesters, with diversions for topics in algebra, trigonometry, complex numbers as the need for these topics arises. Mathematics 1150 is a prerequisite for 1160. Students finishing the course sequence 1150-1160 may continue with 1220 or any other course having Calculus 1201 as a prerequisite. The combination of 1150 and 1160 may count as one course toward the B.S. degree requirement.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1150, 1150, 1150 or 1150.

MATH 1210  Calculus I  (4 Credit Hours)  

Functions and their graphs, limits and continuity, derivatives and applications of derivatives, and introduction to the integral.

MATH 1220  Calculus II  (4 Credit Hours)  

Integration; exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; techniques of integration; mean value theorem; Taylor's Theorem and Taylor series; and infinite series.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1160, 1210, 1160, 1160, 1160, 1210, 1210 or 1210.

MATH 1230  Stats For Scientists  (4 Credit Hours)  

The objective of this course is to provide a practical overview of the statistical methods and models most likely to be encountered by scientists in practical research applications. Students will learn statistical concepts by generating and analyzing stochastic datasets using the Minitab software package. Specific topics that will be covered in this course include discrete and continuous distributions, sampling methods, and descriptive statistics, the Central Limit Theorem and its applications, estimation methods, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression, and Analysis of Variance . Students may receive credit for only one of MATH 1110, 1140 or 1230. Only MATH 1230 counts towards the B.S. degree.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1210, 1210, 1210 or 1210 or (MATH 1150 and 1160) or (MATH 1150 and 1160) or (MATH 1150 and 1160) or (MATH 1150 and 1160) or (MATH 1310, 1310, 1310 or 1310).

MATH 1310  Consolidated Calculus  (4 Credit Hours)  

A combined course in Calculus I and II for students with a background in Calculus I.

MATH 1940  Transfer Coursework  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 2010  Math Modeling of World  (3 Credit Hours)  

This course exposes students to the process of mathematical modeling as a way to describe, explain, understand, or predict situations arising in everyday lie. Examples of such situations might include: the design of handicap ramps, estimating the number of sand bags needed to raise a levee a few feet, understanding and predicting the number of daylight hours at different places in the world, analyzing the consequences of child support payment adjustment formulas used by the states, etc. The modeling process emphasizes making assumptions, translating the empirical situation into mathematical language, drawing conclusions from the mathematical solution, interpreting and validating those conclusions in the context of the original situation and revising assumptions if necessary. Prerequisite: Calculus I or equivalent.

MATH 2170  Intro To Discrete Math  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to the concepts and techniques of discrete mathematics including set theory, mathematical induction, graphs, trees, ordered sets, Boolean algebras, and the basic laws of combinatorics.

MATH 2210  Calculus III  (4 Credit Hours)  

A basic course in differential and integral calculus of several variables. Vectors in the plane and space. Vector functions, derivatives, arc length, curvature. Functions of several variables: continuity, partial derivatives, chain rule, gradient, optimization, Lagrange multipliers. Double and triple integrals: change of variables, polar coordinates, cylindrical and spherical coordinates, surface area. Vector fields: gradient, curl, divergence, line and surface integrals, Green's, Stokes', and Divergence theorems.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1220, 1310, 1220, 1220, 1220, 1310, 1310 or 1310.

MATH 2240  Intro To Applied Math  (4 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to the techniques of applied mathematics. The emphasis will be on the mathematical modeling by differential equations of a variety of applications in the natural sciences. Numerical and graphical techniques for finding both quantitative and qualitative information about solutions will be discussed and implemented on the computer. No programming experience is assumed.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1220, 1310, 1220, 1220, 1220, 1310, 1310 or 1310.

MATH 2890  Service Learning  (0-1 Credit Hours)  

Service learning component to MATH courses. See Schedule of Classes each semester for offerings. 20 or 40 hours of public service with a CPS approved community partner.

MATH 2940  Transfer Coursework  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 3050  Real Analysis I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Introduction to analysis. Real numbers, limits, continuity, uniform continuity, sequences and series, compactness, convergence, Riemann integration. An in-depth treatment of the concepts underlying calculus.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2210, 2210, 2210 or 2210.

MATH 3070  Intro To Probability  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to probability theory. Counting methods, conditional probability and independence. Discrete and continuous distributions, expected value, joint distributions and limit theorems. Prepares student for future work in probability and statistics.

MATH 3080  Intro Statisticl Infernc  (3 Credit Hours)  

Basics of statistical inference. Sampling distributions, parameter estimation, hypothesis testing, optimal estimates and tests. Maximum likelihood estimates and likelihood ratio tests. Data summary methods and categorical data analysis. Analysis of variance and introduction to linear regression.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 2210, 2210, 2210 or 2210) and (MATH 3070, 3070, 3070 or 3070).

MATH 3090  Linear Algebra  (4 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to linear algebra emphasizing matrices and their applications. Gaussian elimination, determinants, vector spaces and linear transformations, orthogonality and projections, eigenvector problems, diagonalizability, Spectral Theorem, quadratic forms, applications. MATLAB is used as a computational tool.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2210, 2210, 2210 or 2210.

MATH 3110  Abstract Algebra I  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to abstract algebra. Elementary number theory and congruences. Basic group theory: groups, subgroups, normality, quotient groups, permutation groups. Ring theory: polynomial rings, unique factorization domains, elementary ideal theory. Introduction to field theory.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2210.

MATH 3140  Experimental Mathematics  (3 Credit Hours)  

The exploration of Mathematical tools in Symbolic Languages. Examples are taken from calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1210, 1220 and 2210.

MATH 3200  Combinatorics  (3 Credit Hours)  

Basics of combinatorics with emphasis on problem solving. Provability, pigeonhole principle, mathematical induction. Counting techniques, generating functions, recurrence relations, Polya's counting formula, a theorem of Ramsey.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 1210, 1210, 1210, 1210 or 1210) and (MATH 1220, 1220, 1220 or 1220) and (MATH 2210, 2210, 2210 or 2210) or (MATH 3090, 3090, 3090 or 3090) or (MATH 1310, 1310, 1310 or 1310).

MATH 3250  Theory of Computation  (3 Credit Hours)  

Introduction to the theory of computation: Formal languages, finite automata and regular languages, deterministic and nondeterministic computation, context free grammars, languages, pushdown automata, turning machines, undecidable problems, recursion theorem, computational complexity and NP-completeness.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2170.

MATH 3260  Algorithms and Complexity  (3 Credit Hours)  

Students who have taken neither MATH 2170 nor MATH 3200 require the permission of the instructor. A study of important algorithms (including searching and sorting, graph/network algorithms, and algorithms in number theory) and algorithm design techniques (including greedy, recursive, and probabilistic algorithms). Covers the analysis of algorithms (including worst-case and average-case analysis) and discussions of complexity classes for decision and enumeration problems (including P, NP, #P, PSPACE).

Prerequisite(s): CMPS 2200.

MATH 3280  Information Theory  (3 Credit Hours)  

This introduction to information theory will address fundamental concepts, such as information, entropy, relative entropy, and mutual information. In addition to giving precise definitions of these concepts, the course will include a probabilistic approach based on equipartitions. Many of the applications of information will be discussed, including Shannon's basic theorems on channel capacity and related coding theorems. In addition to channels and channel capacity, the course will discuss applications of information theory to mathematics, statistics, and computer science.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 3050, 3090 or 6090.

MATH 3310  Scientific Computing I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Errors. Curve fitting and function approximation, least squares approximation, orthogonal polynomials, trigonometric polynomial approximation. Direct methods for linear equations. Iterative methods for nonlinear equations and systems of nonlinear equations. Interpolation by polynomials and piecewise polynomials. Numerical integration. Single-step and multi-step methods for initial-value problems for ordinary differential equations, variable step size. Current algorithms and software.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 2210, 2210, 2210 or 2210) and (MATH 2240, 2240, 2240 or 2240) or (MATH 4240, 4240, 4240 or 4240).

MATH 3650  Number Theory  (3 Credit Hours)  

The subject of number theory is one of the oldest in mathematics. The course will cover some basic material and describe interesting applications. One of the recurrent themes is the realization that mathematics that was developed usually for its own sake, has found applications in many unexpected problems. Some of the topics covered in the class are Pythagorean triples, prime numbers, divisibility and the highest common divisor, linear diophantine equations, congruences, round-robin tournaments and perpetual calendars, multiple functions, perfect numbers, primitive roots, pseudo-random numbers, decimal fractions and continued fractions, quadratic reciprocity.

MATH 3660  Special Topics  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Special Topics.

MATH 3890  Service Learning  (0-1 Credit Hours)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit corequisite course.

MATH 3940  Transfer Coursework  (1-4 Credit Hours)  

Transfer Coursework.

MATH 3980  Senior Seminar  (1 Credit Hour)  

Under faculty guidance, students will select a topic in current mathematical research, write an expository article on that topic, and give an oral presentation. This seminar is required of all mathematics majors who are not doing an Honors Project within the department.

MATH 3990  Senior Seminar  (3 Credit Hours)  

Under faculty guidance, students will select a topic in current mathematical research, write an expository article on that topic, and give an oral presentation. This seminar is required of all mathematics majors who are not doing an Honors Project within the department.

MATH 4060  Real Analysis II  (3 Credit Hours)  

An in-depth treatment of multivariable calculus. Extends the material covered in Mathematics 2210. Chain rule, inverse and implicit function theorems, Riemann integration in Euclidean n-space, Gauss-Green-Stokes theorems, applications.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 3050 and 3090.

MATH 4120  Abstract Algebra II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Abstract vector spaces, quotient spaces, linear transformations, dual spaces, determinants. Solvable groups. Field extensions, Galois theory, solvability of equations by radicals.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 3090, 3090, 3090 or 3090) and (MATH 3110, 3110, 3110 or 3110).

MATH 4210  Differential Geometry  (3 Credit Hours)  

Theory of plane and space curves including arc length, curvature, torsion, Frenet equations, surfaces in three-dimensional space. First and second fundamental forms, Gaussian and mean curvature, differentiable mappings of surfaces, curves on a surface, special surfaces.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 3050, 3050, 3050 or 3050) and (MATH 3090, 3090, 3090 or 3090).

MATH 4240  Ordinary Differentl Equa  (3 Credit Hours)  

Review of linear algebra, first-order equations (models, existence, uniqueness, Euler method, phase line, stability of equilibria), higher-order linear equations, Laplace transforms and applications, power series of solutions, linear first-order, systems (autonomous systems, phase plane), application of matrix normal forms, linearization and stability of nonlinear systems, bifurcation, Hopf bifurcation, limit cycles, Poincare-Bendixson theorem, partial differential equations (symmetric boundary-value problems on an interval, eigenvalue problems, eigenfunction expansion, initial-value problems in 1D).

MATH 4250  Math Found Comp Security  (3 Credit Hours)  

This course studies the mathematics underlying computer security, including both public key and symmetric key cryptography, crypto-protocols and information flow. The course includes a study of the RSA encryption scheme, stream and clock ciphers, digital signatures and authentication. It also considers semantic security and analysis of secure information flow.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 2170 or CMPS 2170) and MATH 3110.

MATH 4300  Complex Analysis  (3 Credit Hours)  

The complex number system, complex integration and differentiation, conformal mapping, Cauchy's theorem, calculus of residues.

MATH 4410  Topology  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to topology. Elementary point set topology: topological spaces, compactness, connectedness, continuity, homeomorphisms, product and quotient spaces. Classification of surfaces and other geometric applications.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 3050.

MATH 4411  Intro to Alg Topolgy  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to algebraic topology with perspectives on applications to sensor networks, target detection and learning theory.  Elementary algebraic topology:  fundamental group, simplicial complexes, homology, long exact sequences, excision, Lefschetz fixed point theorem, persistent homology.  Applications to coverage in sensor networks, deSilva-Ghrist criterium, target enumeration. 

MATH 4470  Analyt Method Appl Math  (3 Credit Hours)  

Derivations of transport, heat/reaction-diffusion, wave, Poisson's equations; well-posedness; characteristics methods for first order PDE's; D'Alembert formula and conservation of energy for wave equations; propagation of waves; Fourier transforms; heat kernel, smoothing effect; maximum principles; Fourier series and Sturm-Liouville eigen-expansions; method of separation of variables, frequencies of wave equations, stable and unstable modes, long time behavior of heat equations; delta-function, fundamental solution of Laplace equation, Newton potential; Green's function and Poisson formula; Dirichlet Principle.

MATH 4560  Internship  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 4660  Special Topics  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Special Topics.

MATH 4880  Writing Intensive:  (1 Credit Hour)  

MATH 4900  Advanced Topics In Math  (3 Credit Hours)  

This course covers a variety of advanced topics in mathematics and exposes students to recent developments not available in other parts of the mathematics curriculum. Topics covered will vary from semester to semester. Recent topics offered include Knot Theory and 3-Manifolds, Algebraic Combinatorics, Cardiac Modeling, Number Theory.

MATH 4910  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

No more than four hours of 4910-4920 may be counted toward satisfying the major requirements.

MATH 4920  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

No more than four hours of 4910-4920 may be counted toward satisfying the major requirements.

MATH 4940  Transfer Coursework  (1-4 Credit Hours)  

Transfer Coursework.

MATH 4990  Honors Thesis  (3 Credit Hours)  

Honors thesis research, first semester. Register in department.

MATH 5000  Honors Thesis  (4 Credit Hours)  

Honors thesis research, second semester. Register in department.

MATH 5380  Study Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Courses taught abroad by non-Tulane faculty. Does not count toward Tulane GPA.

MATH 5390  Study Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Courses taught abroad by non-Tulane faculty. Does not count toward Tulane GPA.

MATH 6020  Mathematical Statistics  (3 Credit Hours)  

Thorough review of key distributions for probability and statistics, including the multivariate calculus needed to develop them. Full derivation of sampling distribution. Classical principles of inference including best tests and estimations. Methods of finding tests and estimators. Introduction to Bayesian estimators.

MATH 6030  Stochastic Processes  (3 Credit Hours)  

Markov processes, Poisson processes, queueing models, introduction to Brownian Motion.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 3070.

MATH 6040  Linear Models  (3 Credit Hours)  

Overview of multivariate analysis, theory of least squares linear regression, regression diagnostics, introduction to generalized linear models with emphasis on logistic regression. The student will complete several extended data analysis assignments using SAS, S-Plus, or R.

MATH 6050  Real Analysis I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Introduction to analysis. Real numbers, limits, continuity, uniform continuity, sequences and series, compactness, convergence, Riemann integration. An in-depth treatment of the concepts underlying calculus.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2210.

MATH 6060  Real Analysis II  (3 Credit Hours)  

An in-depth treatment of multivariable calculus. Extends the material covered in Mathematics 2210. Chain rule, inverse and implicit function theorems, Riemann integration in Euclidean n-space, Gauss-Green-Stokes theorems, applications.

MATH 6070  Intro To Probability  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to probability theory. Counting methods, conditional probability and independence. Discrete and continuous distributions, expected value, joint distributions and limit theorems. Prepares student for future work in probability and statistic

MATH 6080  Intro Statstcl Inference  (3 Credit Hours)  

Basics of Statistical inference. Sampling distributions, parameter estimation, hypothesis testing, optimal estimates and tests. Maximum likelihood estimates and likelihood ratio tests. Data summary methods, categorical data analysis. Analysis of variance and introduction to linear regression.

MATH 6090  Linear Algebra  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to linear algebra emphasizing matrices and their applications. Gaussian elimination, determinants, vector spaces and linear transformations, orthogonality and projections, eigenvector problems, diagonalizability, Spectral Theorem, quadrati

MATH 6110  Abstract Algebra I  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to abstract algebra. Elementary number theory and congruences. Basic group theory: groups, subgroups, normality, quotient groups, permutation groups. Ring theory: polynomial rings, unique factorization domains, elementary ideal theory. Int

MATH 6120  Abstract Algebra II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Abstract vector spaces, quotient spaces, linear transformations, dual spaces, determinants. Solvable groups. Field extensions, Galois theory, solvability of equations by radicals.

MATH 6200  Combinatorics  (3 Credit Hours)  

Basics of combinatorics with emphasis on problem solving. Provability, pigeonhole principle, mathematical induction. Counting techniques, generating functions, recurrence relations, Polya's counting formula, a theorem of Ramsey.

MATH 6210  Differential Geometry  (3 Credit Hours)  

Theory of plane and space curves including arc length, curvature, torsion, Frenet equations, surfaces in three-dimensional space. First and second fundamental forms, Gaussian and mean curvature, differentiable mappings of surfaces, curves on a surface, sp

MATH 6240  Ordinary Differentl Equa  (3 Credit Hours)  

Review of linear algebra, first-order equations (models, existence, uniqueness, Euler method, phase line, stability of equilibria), higher-order linear equations, Laplace transforms and applications, power series of solutions, linear first-order, systems (autonomous systems, phase plane), application of matrix normal forms, linearization and stability of nonlinearsystems, bifurcation, Hopf bifurcation, limit cycles, Poincare-Bendixson theorem, partial differential equations (symmetric boundary-value problems on an interval, eigenvalue problems, eigenfunction expansion, initial-value problems in 1D). Students may not receive credit for both 2240 and 4240.

MATH 6250  Math Found Comp Security  (3 Credit Hours)  

This course studies the mathematics underlying computer security, including both public key and symmetric key cryptography, crypto-protocols and information flow. The course includes a study of the RSA encryption scheme, stream and clock ciphers, digital signatures and authentication. It also considers semantic security and analysis of secure information flow.

MATH 6260  Advanced Algorithms  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 6280  Information Theory  (3 Credit Hours)  

This introduction to information theory will address fundamental concepts, such as information, entropy, relative entropy, and mutual information. In addition to giving precise definitions of these concepts, the course will include a probabilistic approac

MATH 6300  Complex Analysis I  (3 Credit Hours)  

The complex number system, complex integration and differentiation, conformal mapping, Cauchy's theorem, calculus of residues.

MATH 6310  Scientific Computing I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Errors. Curve fitting and function approximation, least squares approximation, orthogonal polynomials, trigonometric polynomial approximation. Direct methods for linear equations. Iterative methods for nonlinear equations and systems of nonlinear equation

MATH 6350  Optimization  (3 Credit Hours)  

Constrained and unconstrained non-linear optimization; Linear programming, combinatorial optimization as time allows. Emphasis is on realistic problems whose solution requires computers, using Maple or Mathematica.

MATH 6370  Time Series Analysis  (3 Credit Hours)  

This course provides an introduction to time series analysis at the graduate level. The course is about modeling based on three main families of techniques: (i) the classical decomposition into trend, seasonal and noise components; (ii) ARIMA processes and the Box and Jenkins methodology; (iii) Fourier analysis. If time permits, other possible topics include state space modeling and fractional processes. The course is focused on the theory, but some key examples and applications are also covered and implemented in the software package R.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 6070 and 6080 and (MATH 6040 or 7260).

MATH 6410  Topology I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Point set topology. Connectedness, product and quotient spaces, separation properties, metric spaces. Classification of compact connected surfaces. Homotopy. Fundamental group and covering spaces. Singular and simplicial homology. Eilenberg-Steenrod axiom

MATH 6470  Analy Methods Appl Math  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 6510  Topology I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Point set topology. Connectedness, product and quotient spaces, separation properties, metric spaces. Classification of compact connected surfaces. Homotopy. Fundamental group and covering spaces. Singular and simplicial homology. Eilenberg-Steenrod axioms. Computational techniques, including long exact sequences. Mayer-Vietoris sequences, excision, and cellular chain complexes. Introduction to singular cohomology.

MATH 6520  Topology II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Point set topology. Connectedness, product and quotient spaces, separation properties, metric spaces. Classification of compact connected surfaces. Homotopy. Fundamental group and covering spaces. Singular and simplicial homology. Eilenberg-Steenrod axioms. Computational techniques, including long exact sequences. Mayer-Vietoris sequences, excision, and cellular chain complexes. Introduction to singular cohomology.

MATH 6550  Differential Geometry I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Differentiable manifolds. Vector fields and flows. Tangent bundles. Frobenius theorem. Tensor fields. Differential forms, Lie derivatives. Integration and deRham's theorem. Riemannian metrics, connections, curvature, parallel translation, geodesics, and submanifolds, including surfaces. First and second variation formulas, Jacobi fields, Lie groups. The Maurer-Cartan equation. Isometries, principal bundles, symmetric spaces, K&aumlhler geometry.

MATH 6560  Differential Geometry II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Differentiable manifolds. Vector fields and flows. Tangent bundles. Frobenius theorem. Tensor fields. Differential forms, Lie derivatives. Integration and deRham's theorem. Riemannian metrics, connections, curvature, parallel translation, geodesics, and submanifolds, including surfaces. First and second variation formulas, Jacobi fields, Lie groups. The Maurer-Cartan equation. Isometries, principal bundles, symmetric spaces, Kähler geometry.

MATH 6570  Stochastic Diff Equatns  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 6610  Algebra I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Vector spaces: matrices, eigenvalues, Jordan canonical form. Elementary number theory: primes, congruences, function, linear Diophantine equations, Pythagorean triples. Group theory: cosets, normal subgroups, homomorphisms, permutation groups, theorems of Lagrange, Cayley, Jordan-Hölder, Sylow. Finite abelian groups, free groups, presentations. Ring theory: prime and maximal ideals, fields of quotients, matrix and Noetherian rings. Fields: algebraic and transcendental extensions, survey of Galois theory. Modules and algebras: exact sequences, projective and injective and free modules, hom and tensor products, group algebras, finite dimensional algebras. Categories: axioms, subobjects, kernels, limits and colimits, functors and adjoint functors.

MATH 6620  Algebra II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Vector spaces: matrices, eigenvalues, Jordan canonical form. Elementary number theory: primes, congruences, function, linear Diophantine equations, Pythagorean triples. Group theory: cosets, normal subgroups, homomorphisms, permutation groups, theorems of Lagrange, Cayley, Jordan-Hölder Sylow. Finite abelian groups, free groups, presentations. Ring theory: prime and maximal ideals, fields of quotients, matrix and Noetherian rings. Fields: algebraic and transcendental extensions, survey of Galois theory. Modules and algebras: exact sequences, projective and injective and free modules, hom and tensor products, group algebras, finite dimensional algebras. Categories: axioms, subobjects, kernels, limits and colimits, functors and adjoint functors.

MATH 6660  Special Topics  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Special Topics.

MATH 6710  Analysis I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Lebesgue measure on R. Measurable functions (including Lusin's and Egoroff's theorems). The Lebesgue integral. Monotone and dominated convergence theorems. Radon-Nikodym Theorem. Differentiation: bounded variation, absolute continuity, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Measure spaces and the general Lebesgue integral (including summation and topics in Rn such as the Lebesgue differentiation theorem). Lp spaces and Banach spaces. Hahn-Banach, open mapping, and uniform boundedness theorems. Hilbert space. Representation of linear functionals. Completeness and compactness. Compact operators, integral equations, applications to differential equations, self-adjoint operators, unbounded operators.

MATH 6720  Analysis II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Lebesgue measure on R. Measurable functions (including Lusin's and Egoroff's theorems). The Lebesgue integral. Monotone and dominated convergence theorems. Radon-Nikodym Theorem. Differentiation: bounded variation, absolute continuity, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Measure spaces and the general Lebesgue integral (including summation and topics in Rn such as the Lebesgue differentiation theorem). Lp spaces and Banach spaces. Hahn-Banach, open mapping, and uniform boundedness theorems. Hilbert space. Representation of linear functionals. Completeness and compactness. Compact operators, integral equations, applications to differential equations, self-adjoint operators, unbounded operators.

MATH 6810  Applied Math I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Formulating mathematical models. Introduction to differential equations and integral equations. Fourier series and transforms, Laplace transforms. Generating functions. Dimensional analysis and scaling. Regular and singular perturbations. Asymptotic expansions. Boundary layers. The calculus of variations and optimization theory. Similarity solutions. Difference equations. Stability and bifurcation. Introduction to probability and statistics, and applications.

MATH 6820  Applied Math II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Formulating mathematical models. Introduction to differential equations and integral equations. Fourier series and transforms, Laplace transforms. Generating functions. Dimensional analysis and scaling. Regular and singular perturbations. Asymptotic expansions. Boundary layers. The calculus of variations and optimization theory. Similarity solutions. Difference equations. Stability and bifurcation. Introduction to probability and statistics, and applications.

MATH 6940  Transfer Coursework  (1-4 Credit Hours)  

Transfer Coursework.

MATH 7010  Topology I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Point set topology. Connectedness, product and quotient spaces, separation properties, metric spaces. Classification of compact connected surfaces. Homotopy. Fundamental group and covering spaces. Singular and simplicial homology. Eilenberg-Steenrod axioms. Computational techniques, including long exact sequences. Mayer-Vietoris sequences, excision, and cellular chain complexes. Introduction to singular cohomology.

MATH 7020  Topology II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Point set topology. Connectedness, product and quotient spaces, separation properties, metric spaces. Classification of compact connected surfaces. Homotopy. Fundamental group and covering spaces. Singular and simplicial homology. Eilenberg-Steenrod axioms. Computational techniques, including long exact sequences. Mayer-Vietoris sequences, excision, and cellular chain complexes. Introduction to singular cohomology.

MATH 7030  Stochastic Processes  (3 Credit Hours)  

Markov processes, Poisson processes, queueing models, introduction to Brownian Motion.

MATH 7110  Algebra I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Vector spaces: matrices, eigenvalues, Jordan canonical form. Elementary number theory: primes, congruences, function, linear Diophantine equations, Pythagorean triples. Group theory: cosets, normal subgroups, homomorphisms, permutation groups, theorems of Lagrange, Cayley, Jordan-Hölder , Sylow. Finite abelian groups, free groups, presentations. Ring theory: prime and maximal ideals, fields of quotients, matrix and Noetherian rings. Fields: algebraic and transcendental extensions, survey of Galois theory. Modules and algebras: exact sequences, projective and injective and free modules, hom and tensor products, group algebras, finite dimensional algebras. Categories: axioms, subobjects, kernels, limits and colimits, functors and adjoint functors.

MATH 7120  Algebra II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Vector spaces: matrices, eigenvalues, Jordan canonical form. Elementary number theory: primes, congruences, function, linear Diophantine equations, Pythagorean triples. Group theory: cosets, normal subgroups, homomorphisms, permutation groups, theorems of Lagrange, Cayley, Jordan-Hölder , Sylow. Finite abelian groups, free groups, presentations. Ring theory: prime and maximal ideals, fields of quotients, matrix and Noetherian rings. Fields: algebraic and transcendental extensions, survey of Galois theory. Modules and algebras: exact sequences, projective and injective and free modules, hom and tensor products, group algebras, finite dimensional algebras. Categories: axioms, subobjects, kernels, limits and colimits, functors and adjoint functors.

MATH 7150  Probability Theory I  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7210  Analysis I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Lebesgue measure on R. Measurable functions (including Lusin's and Egoroff's theorems). The Lebesgue integral. Monotone and dominated convergence theorems. Radon-Nikodym Theorem. Differentiation: bounded variation, absolute continuity, and the fundamental

MATH 7220  Analysis II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Lebesgue measure on R. Measurable functions (including Lusin's and Egoroff's theorems). The Lebesgue integral. Monotone and dominated convergence theorems. Radon-Nikodym Theorem. Differentiation: bounded variation, absolute continuity, and the fundamental

MATH 7240  Mathematical Statistics  (3 Credit Hours)  

Consists of Math 6020 and additional meetings and readings to cover advanced limit theorems and foundations of mathematical statistics.

MATH 7260  Linear Models  (3 Credit Hours)  

Review of linear algebra pertinent to least squares regression. Review of multivariate normal, chi-square, t, F distributions. Classical theory of linear regression and related inference. Regression diagnostics. Extensive practice in data analysis.

MATH 7291  Algebraic Geometry I  (3 Credit Hours)  

This is the first semester of a second year course for graduate students with research interest in Algebraic Geometry and related areas. The course will give students a necessary background preparation for research in Algebraic Geometry or to read and understand papers in this area. Topics in this course include: affine and projective varieties, morphisms of varieties, nonsingular varieties, and category theory.

MATH 7292  Algebraic Geometry II  (3 Credit Hours)  

This is the second semester of a second year course for graduate students with research interest in Algebraic Geometry and related areas. The course will give students a necessary background preparation for research in Algebraic Geometry or to read and understand papers in this area. Topics in this course include: sheaves and schemes, line bundles and divisors, projective morphisms, and applications in toric geometry, homogeneous spaces, and algebraic group embeddings.

MATH 7310  Applied Mathematics I  (3 Credit Hours)  

This is a first year graduate course in Applied Mathematics. A solid working knowledge of linear algebra and advanced calculus is the necessary background for this class. The topics covered include a mix of analytical and numerical methods that are used to understand models described by differential equations. We will emphasize applications from science and engineering, as they are the driving force behind each of the topics addressed.

MATH 7320  Applied Math II  (3 Credit Hours)  

This is a first year graduate course in Applied Mathematics. A solid working knowledge of linear algebra and advanced calculus is the necessary background for this class. The topics covered include a mix of analytical and numerical methods that are used to understand models described by differential equations. We will emphasize applications from science and engineering, as they are the driving force behind each of the topics addressed.

MATH 7340  Numerical Methods In Pde  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7350  Scientific Computing I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Introduction to numerical analysis: well-posedness and condition number, stability and convergence of numerical methods, a priori and a-posteriori analysis, source of error in computational models, machine representation of numbers. Linear operators on normed spaces. Root finding for nonlinear equations. Polynomial interpolation. Numerical integration. Orthogonal polynomials in approximation theory. Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations.

MATH 7360  Data Analysis  (3 Credit Hours)  

This course covers the statistical analysis of datasets using R software package. The R environment, which is an Open Source system based on the S Language, is one of the most versatile and powerful tools available for statistical data analysis, and is widely used in both academic and industrial research. Key topics include graphical methods, generalized linear models, clustering, classification, time series analysis and spatial statistics. No prior knowledge of R is required.

MATH 7370  Time Series Analysis  (3 Credit Hours)  

This course provides an introduction to time series analysis at the graduate level.  The course is about modeling based on three main families of techniques:  (i) the classical decomposition into trend, seasonal and noise components; (ii) ARIMA processes and the Box and Jenkins methodology; (iii) Fourier analysis.  If time permits, other possible topics include state space modeling and fractional processes.  The course is focused on the theory, but some key examples and applications are also covered and implemented in the software package R. 

MATH 7440  Linear Models  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7510  Differential Geometry I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Differential manifolds. Vector fields and flows. Tangent bundles. Frobenius theorem. Tensor fields. Differential forms, Lie derivatives. Integration and deRham's theorem. Riemannian metrics, connections, curvature, parallel translation, geodesics, and submanifolds, including surfaces. First and second variation formulas, Jacobi fields, Lie groups. The Maurer-Cartan equation. Isometries, principal bundles, symmetric spaces, Kähler geometry.

MATH 7520  Differential Geometry II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Differential manifolds. Vector fields and flows. Tangent bundles. Frobenius theorem. Tensor fields. Differential forms, Lie derivatives. Integration and deRham's theorem. Riemannian metrics, connections, curvature, parallel translation, geodesics, and submanifolds, including surfaces. First and second variation formulas, Jacobi fields, Lie groups. The Maurer-Cartan equation. Isometries, principal bundles, symmetric spaces, Kähler geometry.

MATH 7530  Partial Diff Equations I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Classical weak and strong maximum principles for 2nd order elliptic and parabolic equations, Hopf boundary point lemma, and their applications. Sobolev spaces, weak derivatives, approximation, density theorem, Sobolev inequalities, Kondrachov compact imbedding. L2 theory for second order elliptic equations, existence via Lax-Milgram Theorem, Fredholm alternative, a brief introduction to L2 estimates, Harnack inequality, eigenexpansion. L2  theory for second order parabolic and hyperbolic equations, existence via Galerkin method, uniqueness and regularity via energy method. Semigroup theory applied to second order parabolic and hyperbolic equations. A brief introduction to elliptic and parabolic regularity theory, the Lp and Schauder estimates. Nonlinear elliptic equations, variational methods, method of upper and lower solutions, fixed point method, bifurcation method. Nonlinear parabolic equations, global existence, stability of steady states, traveling wave solutions. Conservation laws, Rankine-Hugoniot jump condition, uniqueness issue, entropy condition, Riemann problem for Burger's equation, p-systems.

MATH 7540  Partial Diff Equitns II  (3 Credit Hours)  

A brief introduction to elliptic and parabolic regularity theory, the L^p and Schauder estimates. Nonlinear elliptic equations, variational methods, methods of upper and lower solutions, fixed point method, bifurcation method. Nonlinear parabolic equations, global existence, stability of steady states, traveling wave solutions. Conservation laws, Rankine-Hugonoit jump condition, uniqueness issue,, entropy condition, Reimann problem for Burger's equation and p-systems.

MATH 7550  Probability Theory II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Various types of convergence, independent increments, stable laws, central limit problem. Central limit theorems, x^2 distribution, contingency tables. Sampling distributions for normal populations (t, x^2, F). Estimation of parameters: minimum variance, maximum likelihood, sufficiency, nonparametric estimation. Hypothesis testing: Neyman-Pearson lemmas, general linear models, analysis of variances and covariance, regression. Introduction to time series, sampling design, and Bayesian theory.

MATH 7560  Stochastic Process II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Various types of convergence, independent increments, stable laws, central limit problem. Central limit theorems, x^2 distribution, contingency tables. Sampling distributions for normal populations (t, x^2, F). Estimation of parameters: minimum variance, maximum likelihood, sufficiency, nonparametric estimation. Hypothesis testing: Neyman-Pearson lemmas, general linear models, analysis of variances and covariance, regression. Introduction to time series, sampling design, and Bayesian theory.

MATH 7570  Scientific Computatn II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Floating point arithmetic (limitations and pitfalls). Numerical linear algebra, solving linear system by direct and iterative methods, eigenvalue problems, singular value decompositions, numerical integrations, interpolations. Unconstrained optimization.

MATH 7580  Scientific Computing III  (3 Credit Hours)  

Numerical ODE, both initial and boundary value problems. Numerical PDE. Introduction to fluid dynamics and other areas of application.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 7570 or 7570).

MATH 7590  Functional Analysis I  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7600  Functional Analysis II  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7610  Topology III  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7630  Algebra III  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7710  Topics In Algebra  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7711  Topics in Algebra  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7712  Topics in Algebra  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7713  Topics in Algebra  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7714  Topics in Algebra  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7715  Topics in Algebra  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7720  Topics In Analysis  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7730  Topics In Applied Math  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7731  Topics in Applied Math  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7732  Topics in Applied Math  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7740  Topics In Computation  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7750  Topics/Differential Equa  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7760  Topics In Geometry  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7770  Topics/Probability&Stats  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7780  Topics/Theoret. Comp Sci  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7790  Topics In Topology  (3 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7940  Transfer Credit-Grad  (1-12 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7980  Reading and Research  (1-9 Credit Hours)  

MATH 7990  Advanced Math  (1-9 Credit Hours)  

MATH 9980  Masters Research  (3 Credit Hours)  

Research toward completion of a masters degree.

MATH 9990  Dissertation Research  (3 Credit Hours)  

Research toward completion of a doctoral degree.