
BRIEF SYLLABUS

COURSE NOTES by Paul Siegel
OTHER COURSE MATERIALS

A brief summary of fundamentals of general topology and metric spaces by B. Hasselblatt and A. Katok

Extract from ``Groups and their connections to Geometry'' by A. Katok and V. Climenhaga
(scalar and Hermitian products; orthogonal and unitary matrices)
 General topology and metric spaces by A. Katok and A. Sossinsky
 Introductory real Analysis by Kolmogorov and Fomin; link to Amazon page

Proof of WeierstrassStone Theorem
HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS
Homework is normally given on Wednesday and is due the following Wednesday.
Homework may be turned in either on paper or electronically (tex/pdf). Students are encouraged to
use the second option.
Homework is graded by the course TA Paul Siegel siegel@math.psu.edu within a week after the due date.

Homework N1; Due on Wednesday, August 31, 2011.

Homework N2; Due on Wednesday, September 7, 2011.

Homework N3; Due on Wednesday, September 14, 2011.
 Homework N4; Due on Wednesday, September 21, 2011.
 Homework N5; Due on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.
 Homework N6; Due on Wednesday, October 5, 2011.
 Homework N7; Due on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
 Homework N8; Due on Wednesday, November 2, 2011.
 Homework N9; Due on Wednesday, November 9, 2011.
 Homework N10; Due on Wednesday, November 16, 2011.

FINAL EXAM TOPICS
OFFICE HOURS
Friday 2:304:30pm in McAllister 301; request in class or by email katok_a@math.psu.edu
Students must come at the beginning of the period;
if several students need to come on the same date arrange the order of appointments to avoid long waiting.
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