# Limited-Edition Courses Upper Division & Graduate Courses

# Upper Division & Graduate Classes

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Limited-edition courses are not offered every semester. Don't miss this rare opportunity, sign up early!

## Fall 2014

#### Math 177: Linear and Non-Linear Optimization

Professor Ng; TTh 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Linear inequalities, the simplex method and other algorithms, duality, integer optimization, convex optimization, quadratic optimization, game theory.

#### Math 178: Mathematical Modeling

Professor Khuri; TTh 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Basic modeling techniques including graphing, proportion, curve fitting and interpolation, optimization, probability and computer simulation, derivatives and differences. Technology will be incorporated to model applied problems from business/economics, physical/life/social sciences and engineering.

Please note that this is a special section of Math 178 that covers Math-Bio Models.

#### Math 229: Advanced Matrix Theory

Professor So; MW 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Eigenvalues, unitary equivalence and Schur's theorem. Normal, Hermitian and symmetric real matrices. Positive definite matrices, polar and singular value factorizations, and selected topics at the discretion of the instructor.

#### Math 231B: Real Analysis II

Professor Goldston; TTh 10:30am - 11:45am

Function spaces and their duals, operators on function spaces, applications to analysis (classical and functional) and topics selected at the discretion of the instructor.

#### Math 243A: Advanced Numerical Analysis

Professor P. Koev; TTh 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Finite difference methods applied to parabolic, elliptic and hyperbolic equations including numerical methods for solving the discretized problem, convergence, stability, error control, and applications.

#### Math 275: Topology

Professor Kubelka; MW 4:30pm - 5:45pm

### Math 285: Advanced Topics in Mathematics

The Advanced Topics in Mathematics courses vary every semester and tend to not repeat. Thus, sign up for the course now before it is too late!

#### Section 1: Networks

Professor Gross; MW 9:00am - 10:15am

#### Section 2: Stochasitc Processes

Professor Bremer; MW 12:00pm - 1:15pm

#### Section 4: Bayesian Data Analysis

Professor Lee; TTh 6:00pm - 7:15pm