Math 542: Complex Variables I

Fall 2008


Instructor: Florin Boca 

Office: 359 Altgeld Hall

Phone: 244-9928

E-mail: fboca at math dot uiuc dot edu

Web page:  https://faculty.math.illinois.edu/~fboca/welcome.html


Textbook: E. Freitag and R. Busam, Complex Analysis, Springer (Universitext), 2005.

Prerequisites:  MATH 446 and MATH 447, or MATH 448. You may contact the instructor for any queries or concerns.

Topics will include: 


Lectures: MWF 12:00-12:50, 441 Altgeld Hall

Office hours:  Tuesday: 5:15-6:15 pm, Thursday: 5-6 pm, or by appointment.


Grading policy: Comprehensive final exam: 45%; Two midterm exams: 2x20 = 40%; Homework: 15%.


Homework assignments:

HW # 1 (due Friday Sep 5): Sec.I.1: 2,5,13,16,19; Sec.I.2: 1,8,11,17,19.

HW # 2 (due Friday Sep 12): Sec.I.3: 2,7,11; Sec.I.4: 2,4; Sec.I.5:: 5,9,11,12,15.

HW # 3 (due Wednesday Sep 24): Sec.I.5: 7; Sec.II.1: 4,6,8; Sec.II.2: 3,17; Sec.II.3: 1,2,6,7.

HW # 4 (due Monday Oct 6): Sec.II.3: 8,12; Sec.III.1: 4,7; Sec.III.2: 13,15; Sec.III.3: 10,16; Sec.III.4: 8,9.

HW # 5 (due Friday Oct 17): Sec.III.5: 3,4,5; Sec.III.7: 9,11,12,13,14,15,16.

HW #6 (due Wednesday Oct 29)

HW #7 (due Monday Nov 10)

HW #8 (due Friday Nov 21)

HW #9 (due Wednesday Dec 3)

HW #10 (due Wednesday Dec 10)


Midterm exams: Midterm 1: Mon Oct 6, 5-7 pm (room: 441 Altgeld Hall); Midterm 2: Th Dec 4, 5-7 pm (room: 443 Altgeld Hall).

Final exam: 1:30-4:30 pm, Wed Dec 17, 441 Altgeld Hall


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