### MAT334, Complex Variables

### Fall 2004

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**Lectures: **Tuesdays 9-11 and Thursdays 9-10 at South Building 1104.

**Instructor: **Ilia A Binder (ilia@math.toronto.edu), South Building 4006, Phone: (905) 828-5418.

**Office Hours: **Tuesdays 11-12 , Thursdays 10-11, and by appointment.

**Tutor: **Niloo Hodjati (*hniloo@hotmail.com*).

**Tutoring:** Monday, 15-18, South Building 1143.

**Required Text: **E.B. Saff and A.D. Snider, *Fundamentals of Complex Analysis for Mathematics, Science and Engineering*, Prentice Hall; 3rd edition (December 31, 2002).

**Prerequisites.** MAT102, 138/232.

**Topics. **This is an introductory course in the Theory of Functions of Complex Variable. We study analytic functions, Cauchy's theorem, harmonic functions, power series, complex integration and differentiation, and residue theory. ** **

A more complete description can be found in the class calendar (http://www.math.toronto.edu/ilia/teaching/MAT334.2004/calendar.htm)

**Homework. **Bi-weekly homework assignments will be due on Tuesdays, starting September 21. The assignments will be posted at http://www.math.toronto.edu/ilia/teaching/MAT334.2004/homework.htm.

**Midterm Test. **There will be in-class midterm test on Tuesday, October 19. Textbooks, notes, or calculators are not allowed for this test.** Practice problems.**

**Final. **Monday, December 13, 9 - 12. You are allowed to use one one-sided letter-sized page of notes. Textbooks or calculators are not allowed for this test. ** Review problems.**

**Grading. **Grades will be based on regular bi-weekly homework(30%), the test (30%) and the final (40%). The lowest homework grade will be dropped.

*Late homework will not be accepted. There will be no make-up midterm test or final, an undocumented absence will result in zero credit. *