MATH4900B - Seminar - 2020/21

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General Information


  • WAN, Yau Heng Tom
    • Office: LSB 215
    • Tel: 3943 37986
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Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Thu 9:30-11:15am ERB406

Course Description

This is Capstone Course. Small group work on topics in analysis, geometry, algebra and applied mathematics. Knowledge in other fields related to mathematics may be discussed. For section B, the theme is "Topics in Modern Geometry", mainly related to the introduction of modern geometries including non-Euclidean geometry.


  • Michael Henle, Modern Geometries, Non-Euclidean, Projective, and Discrete, 2nd ed. Prentice Hall
  • Michael Spivak, Calculus on Manifolds, A Modern Approach to Classical Theorems of Advanced Calculus, Benjamin Cummings

Assessment Scheme

Participation 50%
Presentation 50%

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