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## Partial Differential Equations I

Introduction to the mathematical theory of partial differential equations covering the basic linear models of science and exact solution techniques.

## Ordinary Differential Equations I

This sequence develops the qualitative theory for systems of ordinary differential equations. Topics include stability, Lyapunov functions, Floquet theory, attractors, invariant manifolds, bifurcation theory, normal forms. (1st of two courses)

## Testing Statistical Hypotheses

Basic theories of testing statistical hypotheses, including a thorough treatment of testing in exponential class families. A careful mathematical treatment of the primary techniques of hypothesis testing utilized by statisticians.

## Algebra I

Graduate level linear and abstract algebra including groups, rings, modules, and fields. (1st of two courses)

## Graph Theory

Fundamentals, connectivity, matchings, colorings, extremal problems, Ramsey theory, planar graphs, perfect graphs. Applications to operations research and the design of efficient algorithms.

## Hilbert Spaces for Scientists and Engineers

Geometry, convergence, and structure of linear operators in infinite dimensional spaces. Applications to science and engineering, including integral equations and ordinary and partial differential equations.

The three course series MATH 6579, 6580, and 6221 is designed to provide a high level mathematical background for engineers and scientists.

This course is equivalent to MATH 6338. Students should not be able to obtain credit for both MATH 6580 and MATH 6338.

## Modeling and Dynamics

Mathematical methods for solving problems in the life sciences. Models-based course on basic facts from the theory of ordinary differential equations and numerical methods of their solution. Introduction to the control theory, diffusion theory, maximization, minimization and curve fitting.

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