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Mathematik Master Information
Kernfächer
Für das Master-Diplom in Angewandter Mathematik ist die folgende Zusatzbedingung (nicht in myStudies ersichtlich) zu beachten: Mindestens 15 KP der erforderlichen 28 KP aus Kern- und Wahlfächern müssen aus Bereichen der angewandten Mathematik und weiteren anwendungsorientierten Gebieten stammen.
Kernfächer aus Bereichen der reinen Mathematik
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
401-3225-00LIntroduction to Lie Groups Information W8 KP4GP. D. Nelson
KurzbeschreibungTopological groups and Haar measure. Definition of Lie groups, examples of local fields and examples of discrete subgroups; basic properties; Lie subgroups. Lie algebras and relation with Lie groups: exponential map, adjoint representation. Semisimplicity, nilpotency, solvability, compactness: Killing form, Lie's and Engel's theorems. Definition of algebraic groups and relation with Lie groups.
LernzielThe goal is to have a broad though foundational knowledge of the theory of Lie groups and their associated Lie algebras with an emphasis on the algebraic and topological aspects of it.
LiteraturA. Knapp: "Lie groups beyond an Introduction" (Birkhaeuser)
A. Sagle & R. Walde: "Introduction to Lie groups and Lie algebras" (Academic Press, '73)
F. Warner: "Foundations of differentiable manifolds and Lie groups" (Springer)
H. Samelson: "Notes on Lie algebras" (Springer, '90)
S. Helgason: "Differential geometry, Lie groups and symmetric spaces" (Academic Press, '78)
A. Knapp: "Lie groups, Lie algebras and cohomology" (Princeton University Press)
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesTopology and basic notions of measure theory. A basic understanding of the concepts of manifold, tangent space and vector field is useful, but could also be achieved throughout the semester.

Course webpage: https://metaphor.ethz.ch/x/2018/hs/401-3225-00L/
401-3001-61LAlgebraic Topology I Information W8 KP4GA. Sisto
KurzbeschreibungThis is an introductory course in algebraic topology, which is the study of algebraic invariants of topological spaces. Topics covered include:
singular homology, cell complexes and cellular homology, the Eilenberg-Steenrod axioms.
Lernziel
Literatur1) A. Hatcher, "Algebraic topology",
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002.

Book can be downloaded for free at:
http://www.math.cornell.edu/~hatcher/AT/ATpage.html

See also:
http://www.math.cornell.edu/~hatcher/#anchor1772800

2) G. Bredon, "Topology and geometry",
Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 139. Springer-Verlag, 1997.

3) E. Spanier, "Algebraic topology", Springer-Verlag
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesYou should know the basics of point-set topology.

Useful to have (though not absolutely necessary) basic knowledge of the fundamental group and covering spaces (at the level covered in the course "topology").

Some knowledge of differential geometry and differential topology is useful but not strictly necessary.

Some (elementary) group theory and algebra will also be needed.
401-3114-69LIntroduction to Algebraic Number Theory Information W8 KP3V + 1UÖ. Imamoglu
KurzbeschreibungThis is an introductory course in algebraic number theory covering algebraic integers, discriminant, ideal class group, Minkowski's theorem on the finiteness of the ideal class group, Dirichlet's unit theorem, ramification theory.
Lernziel
Inhaltalgebraic integers, discriminant, ideal class group, Minkowski's theorem on the finiteness of the ideal class group, Dirichlet's unit theorem, ramification theory.
401-3132-00LCommutative Algebra Information W10 KP4V + 1UE. Kowalski
KurzbeschreibungThis course provides an introduction to commutative algebra as a foundation for and first steps towards algebraic geometry.
LernzielWe shall cover approximately the material from
--- most of the textbook by Atiyah-MacDonald, or
--- the first half of the textbook by Bosch.
Topics include:
* Basics about rings, ideals and modules
* Localization
* Primary decomposition
* Integral dependence and valuations
* Noetherian rings
* Completions
* Basic dimension theory
LiteraturPrimary Reference:
1. "Introduction to Commutative Algebra" by M. F. Atiyah and I. G. Macdonald (Addison-Wesley Publ., 1969)
Secondary Reference:
2. "Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra" by S. Bosch (Springer 2013)
Tertiary References:
3. "Commutative algebra. With a view towards algebraic geometry" by D. Eisenbud (GTM 150, Springer Verlag, 1995)
4. "Commutative ring theory" by H. Matsumura (Cambridge University Press 1989)
5. "Commutative Algebra" by N. Bourbaki (Hermann, Masson, Springer)
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesPrerequisites: Algebra I (or a similar introduction to the basic concepts of ring theory).
Kernfächer aus Bereichen der angewandten Mathematik ...
vollständiger Titel: Kernfächer aus Bereichen der angewandten Mathematik und weiteren anwendungsorientierten Gebieten
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
401-3651-00LNumerical Analysis for Elliptic and Parabolic Partial Differential Equations Information
Course audience at ETH:
3rd year ETH BSc Mathematics and MSc Mathematics and MSc Applied Mathematics students.
Other ETH-students are advised to attend the course
"Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations" (401-0674-00L) in the CSE curriculum during the spring semester.
W10 KP4V + 1UC. Schwab
KurzbeschreibungThis course gives a comprehensive introduction into the numerical treatment of linear and nonlinear elliptic boundary value problems, related eigenvalue problems and linear, parabolic evolution problems. Emphasis is on theory and the foundations of numerical methods. Practical exercises include MATLAB implementations of finite element methods.
LernzielParticipants of the course should become familiar with
* concepts underlying the discretization of elliptic and parabolic boundary value problems
* analytical techniques for investigating the convergence of numerical methods for the approximate solution of boundary value problems
* methods for the efficient solution of discrete boundary value problems
* implementational aspects of the finite element method
InhaltThe course will address the mathematical analysis of numerical solution methods
for linear and nonlinear elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations.
Functional analytic and algebraic (De Rham complex) tools will be provided.
Primal, mixed and nonstandard (discontinuous Galerkin, Virtual, Trefftz) discretizations will be analyzed.

Particular attention will be placed on developing mathematical foundations
(Regularity, Approximation theory) for a-priori convergence rate analysis.
A-posteriori error analysis and mathematical proofs of adaptivity and optimality
will be covered.
Implementations for model problems in MATLAB and python will illustrate the
theory.

A selection of the following topics will be covered:

* Elliptic boundary value problems
* Galerkin discretization of linear variational problems
* The primal finite element method
* Mixed finite element methods
* Discontinuous Galerkin Methods
* Boundary element methods
* Spectral methods
* Adaptive finite element schemes
* Singularly perturbed problems
* Sparse grids
* Galerkin discretization of elliptic eigenproblems
* Non-linear elliptic boundary value problems
* Discretization of parabolic initial boundary value problems
LiteraturBrenner, Susanne C.; Scott, L. Ridgway The mathematical theory of finite element methods. Third edition. Texts in Applied Mathematics, 15. Springer, New York, 2008. xviii+397 pp.

A. Ern and J.L. Guermond: Theory and Practice of Finite Element Methods,
Springer Applied Mathematical Sciences Vol. 159, Springer,
1st Ed. 2004, 2nd Ed. 2015.

R. Verfürth: A Posteriori Error Estimation Techniques for Finite Element Methods, Oxford University Press, 2013

Additional Literature:
D. Braess: Finite Elements, THIRD Ed., Cambridge Univ. Press, (2007).
(Also available in German.)

Brezis, Haim Functional analysis, Sobolev spaces and partial differential equations. Universitext. Springer, New York, 2011. xiv+599 pp.

D. A. Di Pietro and A. Ern, Mathematical Aspects of Discontinuous Galerkin Methods, vol. 69 SMAI Mathématiques et Applications,
Springer, 2012 [DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-22980-0]

V. Thomee: Galerkin Finite Element Methods for Parabolic Problems,
SECOND Ed., Springer Verlag (2006).
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesPractical exercises based on MATLAB

Former title of the course unit: Numerical Methods for Elliptic and Parabolic Partial Differential Equations
401-3621-00LFundamentals of Mathematical Statistics Information W10 KP4V + 1US. van de Geer
KurzbeschreibungThe course covers the basics of inferential statistics.
Lernziel
401-3622-00LStatistical Modelling Information W8 KP4GC. Heinze-Deml
KurzbeschreibungIn der Regression wird die Abhängigkeit einer zufälligen Response-Variablen von anderen Variablen untersucht. Wir betrachten die Theorie der linearen Regression mit einer oder mehreren Ko-Variablen, hoch-dimensionale lineare Modelle, nicht-lineare Modelle und verallgemeinerte lineare Modelle, Robuste Methoden, Modellwahl und nicht-parametrische Modelle.
LernzielEinführung in Theorie und Praxis eines umfassenden und vielbenutzten Teilgebiets der Statistik, unter Berücksichtigung neuerer Entwicklungen.
InhaltIn der Regression wird die Abhängigkeit einer beobachteten quantitativen Grösse von einer oder mehreren anderen (unter Berücksichtigung zufälliger Fehler) untersucht. Themen der Vorlesung sind: Einfache und multiple Regression, Theorie allgemeiner linearer Modelle, Hoch-dimensionale Modelle, Ausblick auf nichtlineare Modelle. Querverbindungen zur Varianzanalyse, Modellsuche, Residuenanalyse; Einblicke in Robuste Regression. Durchrechnung und Diskussion von Anwendungsbeispielen.
SkriptVorlesungsskript
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThis is the course unit with former course title "Regression".
Credits cannot be recognised for both courses 401-3622-00L Statistical Modelling and 401-0649-00L Applied Statistical Regression in the Mathematics Bachelor and Master programmes (to be precise: one course in the Bachelor and the other course in the Master is also forbidden).
401-4889-00LMathematical Finance Information W11 KP4V + 2UJ. Teichmann
KurzbeschreibungAdvanced course on mathematical finance:
- semimartingales and general stochastic integration
- absence of arbitrage and martingale measures
- fundamental theorem of asset pricing
- option pricing and hedging
- hedging duality
- optimal investment problems
- additional topics
LernzielAdvanced course on mathematical finance, presupposing good knowledge in probability theory and stochastic calculus (for continuous processes)
InhaltThis is an advanced course on mathematical finance for students with a good background in probability. We want to give an overview of main concepts, questions and approaches, and we do this mostly in continuous-time models.

Topics include
- semimartingales and general stochastic integration
- absence of arbitrage and martingale measures
- fundamental theorem of asset pricing
- option pricing and hedging
- hedging duality
- optimal investment problems
- and probably others
SkriptThe course is based on different parts from different books as well as on original research literature.

Lecture notes will not be available.
Literatur(will be updated later)
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesPrerequisites are the standard courses
- Probability Theory (for which lecture notes are available)
- Brownian Motion and Stochastic Calculus (for which lecture notes are available)
Those students who already attended "Introduction to Mathematical Finance" will have an advantage in terms of ideas and concepts.

This course is the second of a sequence of two courses on mathematical finance. The first course "Introduction to Mathematical Finance" (MF I), 401-3888-00, focuses on models in finite discrete time. It is advisable that the course MF I is taken prior to the present course, MF II.

For an overview of courses offered in the area of mathematical finance, see Link.
401-3901-00LMathematical Optimization Information W11 KP4V + 2UR. Zenklusen
KurzbeschreibungMathematical treatment of diverse optimization techniques.
LernzielThe goal of this course is to get a thorough understanding of various classical mathematical optimization techniques with an emphasis on polyhedral approaches. In particular, we want students to develop a good understanding of some important problem classes in the field, of structural mathematical results linked to these problems, and of solution approaches based on this structural understanding.
InhaltKey topics include:
- Linear programming and polyhedra;
- Flows and cuts;
- Combinatorial optimization problems and techniques;
- Equivalence between optimization and separation;
- Brief introduction to Integer Programming.
Literatur- Bernhard Korte, Jens Vygen: Combinatorial Optimization. 6th edition, Springer, 2018.
- Alexander Schrijver: Combinatorial Optimization: Polyhedra and Efficiency. Springer, 2003. This work has 3 volumes.
- Ravindra K. Ahuja, Thomas L. Magnanti, James B. Orlin. Network Flows: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications. Prentice Hall, 1993.
- Alexander Schrijver: Theory of Linear and Integer Programming. John Wiley, 1986.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesSolid background in linear algebra.
Bachelor-Kernfächer aus Bereichen der reinen Mathematik
Nebst weiteren Einschränkungen gilt:
Die Anrechnung von 401-3531-00L Differentialgeometrie I / Differential Geometry I im Master-Studiengang ist nur dann zulässig, wenn 401-3532-00L Differentialgeometrie II / Differential Geometry II nicht für den Bachelor-Studiengang angerechnet wurde.
Ebenso für:
401-3461-00L Funktionalanalysis I / Functional Analysis I - 401-3462-00L Funktionalanalysis II / Functional Analysis II
401-3001-61L Algebraische Topologie I / Algebraic Topology I - 401-3002-12L Algebraische Topologie II / Algebraic Topology II
401-3132-00L Kommutative Algebra / Commutative Algebra - 401-3146-12L Algebraische Geometrie / Algebraic Geometry
Wenden Sie sich für die Kategoriezuordnung nach dem Verfügen des Prüfungsresultates an das Studiensekretariat (www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat).
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
401-3461-00LFunctional Analysis I Information
Höchstens eines der drei Bachelor-Kernfächer
401-3461-00L Funktionalanalysis I / Functional Analysis I
401-3531-00L Differentialgeometrie I / Differential Geometry I
401-3601-00L Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie / Probability Theory
ist im Master-Studiengang Mathematik anrechenbar.
E-10 KP4V + 1UM. Struwe
KurzbeschreibungBaire category; Banach and Hilbert spaces, bounded linear operators; basic principles: Uniform boundedness, open mapping/closed graph theorem, Hahn-Banach; convexity; dual spaces; weak and weak* topologies; Banach-Alaoglu; reflexive spaces; compact operators and Fredholm theory; closed range theorem; spectral theory of self-adjoint operators in Hilbert spaces.
LernzielAcquire a good degree of fluency with the fundamental concepts and tools belonging to the realm of linear Functional Analysis, with special emphasis on the geometric structure of Banach and Hilbert spaces, and on the basic properties of linear maps.
LiteraturWe will be using the Lecture Notes on

"Funktionalanalysis I" by Michael Struwe.

Other useful, and recommended references include the following books:

Haim Brezis: "Functional analysis, Sobolev spaces and partial differential equations". Springer, 2011.

Manfred Einsiedler and Thomas Ward: "Functional Analysis, Spectral Theory, and Applications", Graduate Text in Mathematics 276. Springer, 2017.

Peter D. Lax: "Functional analysis". Pure and Applied Mathematics (New York). Wiley-Interscience [John Wiley & Sons], New York, 2002.

Elias M. Stein and Rami Shakarchi: "Functional analysis" (volume 4 of Princeton Lectures in Analysis). Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011.

Walter Rudin: "Functional analysis". International Series in Pure and Applied Mathematics. McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York, second edition, 1991.

Dirk Werner, "Funktionalanalysis". Springer-Lehrbuch, 8. Auflage. Springer, 2018
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesSolid background on the content of all Mathematics courses of the first two years of the undergraduate curriculum at ETH (most remarkably: fluency with measure theory, Lebesgue integration and L^p spaces).
401-3531-00LDifferential Geometry I Information
Höchstens eines der drei Bachelor-Kernfächer
401-3461-00L Funktionalanalysis I / Functional Analysis I
401-3531-00L Differentialgeometrie I / Differential Geometry I
401-3601-00L Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie / Probability Theory
ist im Master-Studiengang Mathematik anrechenbar.
E-10 KP4V + 1UU. Lang
KurzbeschreibungIntroduction to differential geometry and differential topology. Contents: Curves, (hyper-)surfaces in R^n, geodesics, curvature, Theorema Egregium, Theorem of Gauss-Bonnet. Hyperbolic space. Differentiable manifolds, immersions and embeddings, Sard's Theorem, mapping degree and intersection number, vector bundles, vector fields and flows, differential forms, Stokes' Theorem.
Lernziel
SkriptPartial lecture notes are available from https://people.math.ethz.ch/~lang/
LiteraturDifferential geometry in R^n:
- Manfredo P. do Carmo: Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces
- Wolfgang Kühnel: Differentialgeometrie. Kurven-Flächen-Mannigfaltigkeiten
- Christian Bär: Elementare Differentialgeometrie
Differential topology:
- Dennis Barden & Charles Thomas: An Introduction to Differential Manifolds
- Victor Guillemin & Alan Pollack: Differential Topology
- Morris W. Hirsch: Differential Topology
401-3371-00LDynamical Systems IW10 KP4V + 1UW. Merry
KurzbeschreibungThis course is a broad introduction to dynamical systems. Topic covered include topological dynamics, ergodic theory and low-dimensional dynamics.
LernzielMastery of the basic methods and principal themes of some aspects of dynamical systems.
InhaltTopics covered include:

1. Topological dynamics
(transitivity, attractors, chaos, structural stability)

2. Ergodic theory
(Poincare recurrence theorem, Birkhoff ergodic theorem, existence of invariant measures)

3. Low-dimensional dynamics
(Poincare rotation number, dynamical systems on [0,1])
LiteraturThe most relevant textbook for this course is

Introduction to Dynamical Systems, Brin and Stuck, CUP, 2002.

I will also produce full lecture notes, available from my website

https://www.merry.io/teaching/
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThe material of the basic courses of the first two years of the program at ETH is assumed. In particular, you should be familiar with metric spaces and elementary measure theory.
Bachelor-Kernfächer aus Bereichen der angewandten Mathematik ..
Nebst weiteren Einschränkungen gilt:
Die Anrechnung von 401-3601-00L Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie / Probability Theory im Master-Studiengang ist nur dann zulässig, wenn weder 401-3642-00L Brownian Motion and Stochastic Calculus noch 401-3602-00L Applied Stochastic Processes für den Bachelor-Studiengang angerechnet wurde.
Ausserdem ist 402-0205-00L Quantenmechanik I als angewandtes Kernfach anrechenbar, aber nur unter der Bedingung, dass 402-0224-00L Theoretische Physik (letztmals im FS 2016 angeboten) nicht angerechnet wird oder wurde (weder im Bachelor- noch im Master-Studiengang).
Wenden Sie sich für die Kategoriezuordnung nach dem Verfügen des Prüfungsresultates an das Studiensekretariat (www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat).
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
401-3601-00LProbability Theory Information
Höchstens eines der drei Bachelor-Kernfächer
401-3461-00L Funktionalanalysis I / Functional Analysis I
401-3531-00L Differentialgeometrie I / Differential Geometry I
401-3601-00L Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie / Probability Theory
ist im Master-Studiengang Mathematik anrechenbar.
E-10 KP4V + 1UA.‑S. Sznitman
KurzbeschreibungBasics of probability theory and the theory of stochastic processes in discrete time
LernzielThis course presents the basics of probability theory and the theory of stochastic processes in discrete time. The following topics are planned:
Basics in measure theory, random series, law of large numbers, weak convergence, characteristic functions, central limit theorem, conditional expectation, martingales, convergence theorems for martingales, Galton Watson chain, transition probability, Theorem of Ionescu Tulcea, Markov chains.
InhaltThis course presents the basics of probability theory and the theory of stochastic processes in discrete time. The following topics are planned:
Basics in measure theory, random series, law of large numbers, weak convergence, characteristic functions, central limit theorem, conditional expectation, martingales, convergence theorems for martingales, Galton Watson chain, transition probability, Theorem of Ionescu Tulcea, Markov chains.
Skriptavailable, will be sold in the course
LiteraturR. Durrett, Probability: Theory and examples, Duxbury Press 1996
H. Bauer, Probability Theory, de Gruyter 1996
J. Jacod and P. Protter, Probability essentials, Springer 2004
A. Klenke, Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie, Springer 2006
D. Williams, Probability with martingales, Cambridge University Press 1991
402-0205-00LQuantenmechanik I Information W10 KP3V + 2UG. Blatter
KurzbeschreibungEinfuehrung in die Quantentheorie: Wellenmechanik, Schroedingergleichung, Drehimpuls, Zentralkraftprobleme, Potentialstreuung, Spin. Allgemeine Struktur der Quantentheorie: Hilbertraeume, Zustaende und Observable, Bewegungsgleichung,
Dichtematrizen, Symmetrien, Heisenberg- und Wechselwirkungs Bild. Naeherungsmethoden: Stoerungstheorie, Variations-Verfahren, quasi-Klassik.
LernzielEinführung in die Einteilchen Quantenmechanik. Beherrschung grundlegender Ideen (Quantisierung, Operatorformalismus, Symmetrien, Drehimpuls, Störungstheorie) und generischer Beispiele und Anwendungen (gebundene Zustände, Tunneleffekt, Wasserstoffatom, harmonischer Oszillator). Fähigkeit zur Lösung einfacher Probleme.
InhaltFeynmansche Pfadintegrale fuehren uns von der klassischen- zur Quantenmechanik, ihre infinitesimale Zeitentwicklung fuehrt auf den Operator Formalismus (Schroedinger Gleichung, Dirac Formalismus). Die Einteilchen-Quantenmechanik wird entwickelt anhand von ein-dimensionalen Problemen (gebundene Zustaende, Streuprobleme, Tunneleffekt, Resonanzen, periodische und ungeordnete Potential). Der Einfuehrung von Drehungen und dem Drehimpuls folgen die Diskussion von Zentralpotentialen, Streuprobleme in drei Dimensionen, Spin, und Drehimpuls/Spin Addition. Verschiedene Bilder (Schroedinger, Heisenberg, Dirac) werden in der Diskussion approximativer Loesungenmethoden (Variationsrechnung, Stoerungstheorie, Quasiklassik/WKB)
benutzt.
SkriptAuf Moodle, in deutscher Sprache
LiteraturG. Baim, Lectures on Quantum Mechanics
E. Merzbacher, Quantum Mechanics
L.I. Schiff, Quantum Mechanics
R. Feynman and A.R. Hibbs, Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals
J.J. Sakurai: Modern Quantum Mechanics
A. Messiah: Quantum Mechanics I
S. Weinberg: Lectures on Quantum Mechanics
Wahlfächer
Für das Master-Diplom in Angewandter Mathematik ist die folgende Zusatzbedingung (nicht in myStudies ersichtlich) zu beachten: Mindestens 15 KP der erforderlichen 28 KP aus Kern- und Wahlfächern müssen aus Bereichen der angewandten Mathematik und weiteren anwendungsorientierten Gebieten stammen.
Wahlfächer aus Bereichen der reinen Mathematik
Auswahl: Algebra, Zahlentheorie, Topologie, diskrete Mathematik, Logik
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
401-3033-00LDie Gödel'schen SätzeW8 KP3V + 1UL. Halbeisen
KurzbeschreibungDie Vorlesung besteht aus drei Teilen:
Teil I gibt eine Einführung in die Syntax und Semantik der Prädikatenlogik erster Stufe.
Teil II behandelt den Gödel'schen Vollständigkeitssatz
Teil III behandelt die Gödel'schen Unvollständigkeitssätze
LernzielDas Ziel dieser Vorlesung ist ein fundiertes Verständnis der Grundlagen der Mathematik zu vermitteln.
InhaltSyntax und Semantik der Prädikatenlogik
Gödel'scher Vollständigkeitssatz
Gödel'sche Unvollständigkeitssätze
LiteraturErgänzende Literatur wird in der Vorlesung angegeben.
401-4037-69LO-Minimality and Diophantine ApplicationsW4 KP2VA. Forey
KurzbeschreibungO-minimal structures provide a framework for tame topology as envisioned by Grothendieck. Originally it was mainly a topic of interest for real algebraic geometers. However, since Pila and Wilkie proved their counting theorem for rational points of bounded height, many applications to diophantine and algebraic geometry have been found.
LernzielThe overall goal of this course is to provide an introduction to o-minimality and to prove results needed for diophantine applications.
InhaltThe first part of the course will be devoted to the definition of o-minimal structures and to prove the cell decomposition theorem, which is crucial for describing the shape of subsets of an o-minimal structure. In the second part of the course, we will prove the Pila-Wilkie counting theorem. The last part will be devoted to diophantine applications, with the proof by Pila and Zanier of the Manin-Mumford conjecture and, if time permit, a sketch of the proof by Pila of the André-Oort conjecture for product of modular curves.
LiteraturG. Jones and A. Wilkie: O-minimality and diophantine geometry, Cambridge University Press
L. van den Dries: Tame topology and o-minimal structures, Cambridge University Press
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThis course is appropriate for people with basic knowledge of commutative algebra and algebraic geometry. Knowledge of mathematical logic is welcomed but not required.
401-4117-69Lp-Adic Galois RepresentationsW4 KP2VM. Mornev
KurzbeschreibungThis course covers the structure theory of Galois groups of local fields, the rings of Witt vectors, the classification of p-adic representations via phi-modules, the tilting construction from the theory of perfectoid spaces, the ring of de Rham periods and the notion of a de Rham representation.
LernzielUnderstanding the construction of the ring of de Rham periods.
InhaltIn addition to the subjects mentioned in the abstract the course included the basic theory of local fields, l-adic local Galois representations, an oveview of perfectoid fields, the statements of the theorems of Fontaine-Winterberger and Faltings-Tsuji.
LiteraturJ.-M. Fontaine, Y. Ouyang. Theory of p-adic Galois representations.
O. Brinon, B. Conrad. CMI summer school notes on p-adic Hodge theory.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesGeneral topology, linear algebra, Galois theory.
401-3059-00LKombinatorik IIW4 KP2GN. Hungerbühler
KurzbeschreibungDer Kurs Kombinatorik I und II ist eine Einführung in die abzählende Kombinatorik.
LernzielDie Studierenden sind in der Lage, kombinatorische Probleme einzuordnen und die adaequaten Techniken zu deren Loesung anzuwenden.
InhaltInhalt der Vorlesungen Kombinatorik I und II: Kongruenztransformationen der Ebene, Symmetriegruppen von geometrischen Figuren, Eulersche Funktion, Cayley-Graphen, formale Potenzreihen, Permutationsgruppen, Zyklen, Lemma von Burnside, Zyklenzeiger, Saetze von Polya, Anwendung auf die Graphentheorie und isomere Molekuele.
Auswahl: Geometrie
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
401-4531-69LFour-ManifoldsW4 KP2VG. Smirnov
KurzbeschreibungMaking use of theoretical physics methods, Witten came up with a novel approach to four-dimensional smooth structures, which made the constructing of exotic 4-manifolds somewhat routine. Today, Seiberg-Witten theory has become a classical topic in mathematics, which has a variety of applications to complex and symplectic geometry. We will go through some of these applications.
LernzielThis introductory course has but one goal, namely to familiarize the students with the basics in the Seiberg-Witten theory.
InhaltThe course will begin with an introduction to Freedman’s classification theorem for simply-connected topological 4-manifolds. We then will move to the Seiberg-Witten equations and prove the Donaldson theorem of positive-definite intersection forms. Time permitting we may discuss some applications of SW-theory to real symplectic 4-manifolds.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesSome knowledge of homology, homotopy, vector bundles, moduli spaces of something, elliptic operators would be an advantage.
401-3057-00LEndliche Geometrien II
Findet dieses Semester nicht statt.
W4 KP2GN. Hungerbühler
KurzbeschreibungEndliche Geometrien I, II: Endliche Geometrien verbinden Aspekte der Geometrie mit solchen der diskreten Mathematik und der Algebra endlicher Körper. Inbesondere werden Modelle der Inzidenzaxiome konstruiert und Schliessungssätze der Geometrie untersucht. Anwendungen liegen im Bereich der Statistik, der Theorie der Blockpläne und der Konstruktion orthogonaler lateinischer Quadrate.
LernzielEndliche Geometrien I, II: Die Studierenden sind in der Lage, Modelle endlicher Geometrien zu konstruieren und zu analysieren. Sie kennen die Schliessungssätze der Inzidenzgeometrie und können mit Hilfe der Theorie statistische Tests entwerfen sowie orthogonale lateinische Quadrate konstruieren. Sie sind vertraut mit Elementen der Theorie der Blockpläne.
InhaltEndliche Geometrien I, II: Endliche Körper, Polynomringe, endliche affine Ebenen, Axiome der Inzidenzgeometrie, Eulersches Offiziersproblem, statistische Versuchsplanung, orthogonale lateinische Quadrate, Transformationen endlicher Ebenen, Schliessungsfiguren von Desargues und Pappus-Pascal, Hierarchie der Schliessungsfiguren, endliche Koordinatenebenen, Schiefkörper, endliche projektive Ebenen, Dualitätsprinzip, endliche Möbiusebenen, selbstkorrigierende Codes, Blockpläne
Literatur- Max Jeger, Endliche Geometrien, ETH Skript 1988

- Albrecht Beutelspacher: Einführung in die endliche Geometrie I,II. Bibliographisches Institut 1983

- Margaret Lynn Batten: Combinatorics of Finite Geometries. Cambridge University Press

- Dembowski: Finite Geometries.
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