Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : In addition to the topics of MATH 320, topics in the global theory of plane and space curves, and in the global theory of surfaces are presented. These include: total curvature and the Fary-Milnor theorem on knotted curves, abstract surfaces as 2-d manifolds, the Euler characteristic, the Gauss-Bonnet theorem for surfaces.
Terms: Winter 2011
Instructors: Pengfei Guan (Winter)
- Prerequisites: MATH 251 or MATH 247, and MATH 248 or MATH 314