UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

Mathematical Science

MATH 5301 Elementary Analysis I (3 semester hours) Real numbers, differentiation, integration, metric spaces, basic point set topology, power series, analytic functions, Cauchy's theorem. Prerequisite: Multivariable calculus (MATH 2451) and theoretical concept of calculus (MATH 3310) or equivalent. (3-0) Y

MATH 5302 Elementary Analysis II (3 semester hours) Continuation of MATH 5301. Prerequisite: MATH 5301. (3-0) Y

MATH 5304 Applied Mathematical Analysis for Non-Majors (3 semester hours) Techniques of mathematical analysis applicable to the social, behavioral and management sciences. Differential and integral calculus of one and many variables. No credit allowed to mathematical sciences majors. Prerequisite: MATH 1314 (College Algebra). (3-1) S

MATH 5305 Higher Geometry for Teachers (3 semester hours) Topics in modern Euclidean geometry including distinguished points of a triangle, circles including the nine-point circle, cross ratio, transformations; introduction to projective geometry. No credit allowed to mathematical sciences majors except those in M.A.T. program. Prerequisite: Junior-level mathematics course. (3-0) T

MATH 5306 Non-Euclidean Geometry for Teachers (3 semester hours) The relations among elliptic, Euclidean and hyperbolic geometries, Euclidean models of elliptic and hyperbolic geometries. No credit allowed to mathematical sciences majors except those in M.A.T. program. Prerequisite: Junior-level mathematics course. (3-0) T

MATH 5313 Modern Algebra for Teachers (3 semester hours) Study of modern algebra involving groups, rings, fields and Galois Theory. No credit allowed to mathematical sciences majors except those in M.A.T. program. Prerequisite: Junior-level mathematics course. (3-0) R

MATH 5390 Topics in Mathematics - Level 5 (3 semester hours) May be repeated for credit as topics vary (9 hours maximum). (3-0) R

MATH 6301 Real Analysis (3 semester hours) Measure theory and integration. Hilbert and Banach spaces. Prerequisites: Undergraduate analysis course (e.g., MATH 4301-2 or MATH 5301-2) undergraduate course in linear algebra (MATH 2418) or equivalent. (3-0) Y

MATH 6302 Real and Functional Analysis (3 semester hours) Continuation of MATH 6301, Hilbert and Banach space techniques. Prerequisite: MATH 6301. (3-0) Y

MATH 6303 Theory of Complex Functions I (3 semester hours) Complex integration, Cauchy's theorem, calculus of residues, power series, entire functions, Riemann mapping theorems. Riemann surfaces, conformal mapping with applications. Prerequisite: Undergraduate analysis (e.g., MATH 4301-2). (3-0) Y

MATH 6304 Theory of Complex Functions II (3 semester hours) Continuation of MATH 6303. Prerequisite: MATH 6303. (3-0) T

MATH 6305 Mathematics of Signal Processing (3 semester hours) The course is devoted to a mathematical foundation of some of the key topics in signal processing: discrete and continuous signal transforms, analysis and design of filters [e.g. lattice filters], least square methods and algorithms. Prerequisites: Undergraduate analysis (MATH 4301-2 or MATH 5301-2) undergraduate course in linear algebra (MATH 2418), undergraduate course in complex variables (MATH 3379) or equivalent. (3-0) T

MATH 6306 Topology and Geometry (3 semester hours) Topics in topology, differential geometry and their applications to areas such as biological sciences and engineering. Prerequisite: Undergraduate analysis (MATH 4301-2 or MATH 5301-2). (3-0) T

MATH 6307 Wavelets and Their Applications (3 semester hours) An introduction to windowed Fourier and continuous wavelet transforms, generalized frames, discrete wavelet frames, multiresolution analysis, Daubechies' orthogonal wavelet bases, and their applications in partial differential equations and signal processing. Prerequisite: Undergraduate linear algebra (MATH 2418) and differential equations (MATH 2420) or equivalent. (3-0) T

MATH 6308 Inverse Problems and Applications (3 semester hours) Exact and approximate methods of nondestructive inference, such as tomography and inverse scattering theory in one and several dimensions, with applications in physical and biomedical sciences and engineering. Prerequisite: Undergraduate linear algebra (MATH 2418) and differential equations (MATH 2420) or equivalent. (3-0) T

MATH 6311 Abstract Algebra I (3 semester hours) Basic properties of groups, rings, fields, and modules. Prerequisite: Undergraduate algebra course (MATH 3311) or equivalent. (3-0) Y

MATH 6313 Numerical Analysis (3 semester hours) A study of numerical methods including the numerical solution of non-linear equations, linear systems of equations, interpolation, iterative methods and approximation by polynomials. Prerequisites: Knowledge of a high-level programming language, linear algebra (MATH 2418) and multivariable calculus (MATH 2451). (3-0) Y

MATH 6315 Ordinary Differential Equations (3 semester hours) The study of ordinary differential equations with emphasis on existence, uniqueness, linear systems, boundary value problems, and stability. Prerequisites: Undergraduate course in linear algebra (MATH 2418) or equivalent; undergraduate analysis (MATH 4301-2 or Math 5301/5302); undergraduate course in ordinary differential equations (MATH 2420). (3-0) Y

MATH 6316 Differential Equations (3 semester hours) Continuation of MATH 6315 and an introduction to partial differential equations. Prerequisite: MATH 6315. (3-0) T

MATH 6318 Numerical Analysis of Differential Equations (3 semester hours) Practical and theoretical aspects of numerical methods for both ordinary and partial differential equations are discussed. Topics selected from: initial value problems for ordinary differential equations, two-point boundary value problems, projection methods, finite difference, finite element and boundary element approximations for partial differential equations. Prerequisites: MATH 6313 or equivalent. (3-0) T

MATH 6319 Principles and Techniques in Applied Mathematics I (3 semester hours) Mathematical methods usually used in applied sciences and engineering. Topics chosen from advanced linear algebra; Hilbert spaces; positivity; quaternions; integral equations; Fourier analysis; distributions; convexity; asymptotic methods; special functions. Prerequisite: Undergraduate linear algebra (MATH 2418), and differential equations (MATH 2420) or equivalent. (3-0) T

MATH 6320 Principles and Techniques in Applied Mathematics II (3 semester hours) Continuation of Math 6319. Prerequisite: MATH 6319. (3-0) T

MATH 6321 Optimization (3 semester hours) Introduction to theoretical and practical concepts of optimization in finite and infinite dimensional setting, least-squares estimation, optimization of functionals, local and global theory of constrained optimization, iterative methods. Prerequisites: Undergraduate ordinary differential equations (MATH 2420) and linear algebra (MATH 2418). (3-0) T

MATH 6331 Linear Systems and Signals (3 semester hours) Basic principles of systems and control theory: state space representations, stability, observableness, controllability, realization theory, transfer functions, feedback. Prerequisites: Undergraduate course in linear algebra (MATH 2418) and undergraduate analysis course (MATH 4301/4302) or (MATH 5301/5302). (3-0) T

MATH 6332 Advanced Control (3 semester hours) Theoretical and practical aspects of modern control methodologies in state space and frequency domain, in particular LQG and H-infinity control: coprime factorizations, internal stability, Kalman filter, optimal regulator, robust control, sensitivity minimization, loop shaping, model reduction. Prerequisite: MATH 6331. (3-0) T

MATH 6336 Nonlinear Control Systems (3 semester hours) Differential geometric tools, input-output maps, feedback linearization, nonlinear observers, input-output linearization, output tracking, and regulation. Prerequisites: MATH 6315 and MATH 6331. (3-0) T

MATH 6339 Control of Distributed Parameter Systems (3 semester hours) Theoretical and technical issues for control of distributed parameter systems in the context of linear infinite dimensional dynamical systems: Evolution equations and control on Euclidean space, elements of functional analysis, semigroups of linear operators, abstract evolution equations, control of linear infinite dimensional dynamical systems, approximation techniques. Prerequisites: Undergraduate course in partial differential equations (MATH 4362) and analysis (MATH 4301). (3-0) T

MATH 6341 Bioinformatics (3 semester hours) Fundamental mathematical and algorithmic theory behind current bioinformatics techniques are covered and implemented. They include hidden Markov models, dynamic programming, genetic algorithms, simulated annealing, neural networks, cluster analysis, and information theory. Prerequisites: Knowledge of Unix and a high level programming language. (3-0) T

MATH 6343 Computational Biology (3 semester hours) Mathematical and computation methods and techniques to analyze and understand problems in molecular biology are covered. Topics include sequence homology and alignment, genetic mapping, protein folding, and DNA computing. Prerequisite: MATH 2418 or equivalent. (3-0) T

MATH 6345 Mathematical Methods in Medicine and Biology (3 semester hours) Introduction to the use of mathematical techniques in solving biologically important problems. Some examples of topics that might be covered are biochemical reactions, ion channels, cellular signaling mechanisms, kidney function, and nerve impulse propagation. Prerequisites: MATH 2417, MATH 2419. (MATH 2420 recommended). (3-0) T

MATH 6364 Stochastic Calculus in Finance (3 semester hours) Brownian Motion, Ito Calculus, Feynman-Kac formula and an outline of Stochastic Control, Black Scholes Analysis, Transaction Costs, Optimal Portfolio Investment. Prerequisites: STAT 4351 or equivalent, and MATH 2451 or equivalent. (3-0) T

MATH 6390 Topics in Mathematics - Level 6 (3 semester hours) May be repeated for credit as topics vary (9 hours maximum). (3-0) R

MATH 6v81 Special Topics in Mathematics - Level 6 (1-9 semester hours) Topics vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. ([1-9]-0) S

MATH 7313 Partial Differential and Integral Equations I (3 semester hours) Topics include theory of partial differential and integral equations. Classical and modern solution techniques to linear and nonlinear partial differential equations and boundary value problems. Introduction to the theory of Sobolev spaces. Prerequisite: MATH 6316 recommended. (3-0) T

MATH 7314 Partial Differential and Integral Equations II (3 semester hours) Continuation of MATH 7313. General theory of partial differential and integral equations, with emphasis on existence, uniqueness and qualitative properties of solutions. Prerequisite: MATH 7313. (3-0) T

MATH 7316 Wave Propagation with Applications (3 semester hours) Study of the wave equation in one, two and three dimensions, the Helmholtz equation, associated Green's functions, asymptotic techniques for solving the propagation problems with applications in physical and biomedical sciences and engineering. Prerequisites: MATH 6303, MATH 6318. (3-0) T

MATH 7319 Functional Analysis (3 semester hours) Elements of operator theory, spectral theory, topics in Banach and operator algebras. Prerequisites: MATH 6301/6302. MATH 6303 recommended. (3-0) T

MATH 7390 Topics in Mathematics - Level 7 (3 semester hours) May be repeated for credit as topics vary (9 hours maximum). (3-0) R

MATH 8v02 Individual Instruction in Mathematics (1-6 semester hours) Topics may vary. May be repeated for credit. ([1-6]-0) S

MATH 8v04 Topics in Mathematics - Level 8 (1-6 semester hours) May be repeated for credit. ([1-6]-0) R

MATH 8v07 Research (1-9 semester hours) Open to students with advanced standing subject to approval of the Graduate Advisor. May be repeated for credit. ([1-9]-0) S

MATH 8v98 Thesis (3-9 semester hours) May be repeated for credit. ([3-9]-0) S

MATH 8v99 Dissertation (1-9 semester hours) May be repeated for credit. ([1-9]-0) S

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