MATH4060 - Complex Analysis - 2018/19

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  • There is no tutorial in the first week.
  • Every other question, starting from the second one, of assignment 1 will be marked.
  • The midterm will cover Chapter 1 to Chapter 5.2 of the textbook, with the exception of Chapters 2.5.5 and 4.3.
  • Week 3 tutorial note was updated.
  • The venue of the midterm is AB1 Room 502A. The time is still 23 Oct 1630-1815. Please reserve extra time to go to the new venue.
  • The final exam is to be held on Dec 13, 13:30-16:00, at New Asia Gymnasium. It will cover Chapters 1-6 and Chapter 8.1-8.3 of the textbook, with the exceptions of Chapters 2.5.5, 4.3, 8.1.3, Proposition 2.7 in Chapter 6, and Theorem 2.4 in Chapter 8.
  • Homework 5 is available for collection.

General Information


Teaching Assistant

  • Siu, Chun Yin
    • Office: LSB 222A
    • Office Hours: 1630-1730 (Please make an appointment in advance.)

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Tuesdays 5:30pm-6:15pm at AB1 G03, Thursdays 2:30pm-4:15pm, at LSB C2
  • Tutorial: Tuesdays 4:30pm-5:15pm, at AB1 G03

Course Description

This is a second course in complex analysis. Topics to be covered include the Poisson summation formula, Weierstrass infinite products, Gamma and zeta functions, the prime number theorem, the Riemann mapping theorem, elliptic functions, and time permitting the sum of two squares theorem. We assume as prerequisite a solid understanding of properties of analytic functions of one complex variable, at the level of Math 2230 or Math 3253.


  • E.M. Stein and R. Shakarchi, Complex Analysis, Princeton University Press, 2003.

Pre-class Notes

Lecture Notes

Tutorial Notes


Quizzes and Exams


Assessment Scheme

Homework 10%
Midterm Exam  40%
Final Exam 50%

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