Fall 2017 term
Oct 30, 2016-Jan 27, 2017 Exam Period Ends: March 10, 2017
Prof Tom Meyerovitch
יום א 14:00 - 12:00 בבנין 90 (מקיף ז’)  חדר 237
יום ה 14:00 - 12:00 בבנין 90 (מקיף ז’)  חדר 243
Algebras and sigma-algebras of subsets, the extension theorem and construction of Lebesgue’s measure on the line, general measure spaces, measurable functions and their distribution functions, integration theory, convergence theorems (Egorov’s, relations between convergence in measure and a.e. convergence), the spaces and and their completeness, signed measures, the Radon-Nikodym theorem, measures in product spaces and Fubini’s theorem.
Dr Assaf Hasson
יום ב 16:00 - 14:00 בבנין 90 (מקיף ז’)  חדר 136
יום ג 12:00 - 10:00 בגוטמן  חדר 114
- An axiom system for predicate calculus and the completeness theorem.
- Introduction to model theory: The compactness Theorem, Skolem–Löwenheim Theorems, elementary substructures.
- Decidability and undecidability of theories, Gödel first Incompleteness Theorem.
Prof Eitan Sayag
יום ב 18:00 - 16:00 בגוטמן  חדר 108
יום ד 18:00 - 16:00 בבנין 90 (מקיף ז’)  חדר 239
Number Theory studies the structure of the integers and the natural numbers. In addition to classical topics (prime numbers, congruences, quadratic residues, etc.) there is an emphasis on algorithmic questions and in particular on applications to cryptography.
- Divisibility and prime numbers
- The multiplicative group of
- Quadratic residues
- Continued fractions
- Algebraic numbers and algebraic integers
Dr Ishai Dan-Cohen
יום ב 13:00 - 11:00 בקרייטמן-זלוטובסקי(חדש)  חדר 14
יום ה 12:00 - 10:00 בבנין 90 (מקיף ז’)  חדר 134
- Groups, the factor group and the homomorphism theorems, Sylow’s theorems and permutation actions of groups.
- Rings, Integral Domains and Fields. Ideals: maximal and prime. Unique Factorization Domains, Principle Ideal Domains, Euclidean Domains.
- Modules, structure theorems for finitely generated modules over a PID, application to finitely generated abelian groups and to the Jordan Canonical Form.
Prof Uri Onn
יום ד 13:00 - 11:00 בגוטמן  חדר 114
יום א 11:00 - 09:00 בגוטמן  חדר 114
יום ב 14:00 - 13:00 בגוטמן  חדר 206
- Basic concepts of topology of metric spaces: open and closed sets, connectedness, compactness, completeness.
- Normed spaces and inner product spaces. All norms on are equivalent.
- Theorem on existence of a unique fixed point for a contraction mapping on a complete metric space.
- Differentiability of a map between Euclidean spaces. Partial derivatives. Gradient. Chain rule. Multivariable Taylor expansion.
- Open mapping theorem and implicit function theorem. Lagrange multipliers. Maxima and minima problems.
- Riemann integral. Subsets of zero measure and the Lebesgue integrability criterion. Jordan content.
- Fubini theorem. Jacobian and the change of variables formula.
- Path integrals. Closed and exact forms. Green’s theorem.
- Time permitting, surface integrals, Stokes’s theorem, Gauss’ theorem
Prof Victor Vinnikov
יום א 16:00 - 14:00 בגוטמן  חדר 114
יום ג 14:00 - 12:00 בצוקר, גולדשטיין-גורן  חדר 123
Ordinary differential equations of first order, existence and uniqueness theorems, linear equations of order n and the Wronskian, vector fields and autonomous equations, systems of linear differential equations, nonlinear systems of differential equations and stability near equilibrium
Prof Shakhar Smorodinsky
יום ב 16:00 - 14:00 בצוקר, גולדשטיין-גורן  חדר 115
יום ג 12:00 - 10:00 בגולדברגר  חדר 301
Graphs and sub-graphs, trees, connectivity, Euler tours, Hamilton cycles, matching, vertex and edge colorings, planar graphs, introduction to Ramsey theory, directed graphs, probabilistic methods and linear algebra tools in Graph Theory.
Prof Ariel Yadin
יום ב 11:00 - 09:00 ב-  חדר 238
יום ד 11:00 - 09:00 בגולדברגר  חדר 203
An introduction to the basic notions of probability theory:
sample spaces limits of events conditional probability independent events sigma algebras, continuous spaces, Lebesgue measure random variables and distributions independence expectation variance and covariance convergence of random variables: almost-sure, in Lp, in probability law of large numbers convergence in law central limit theorem
Prof Michael Levin
יום א 16:00 - 14:00
יום ג 12:00 - 10:00
- Topological manifolds. The fundamental group and covering spaces. Applications.
- Singular homology and applications.
- Smooth manifolds. Differential forms and Stokes’ theorem, definition of de-Rham cohomology.
- Additional topics as time permits.
Dr Daniel Markiewicz
יום א 16:00 - 14:00
יום ג 14:00 - 12:00
This course will cover the fundamentals of Functional Analysis, including Hilbert spaces, Banach spaces, and operators between such spaces.
- Review of differentiable manifolds, definition of a Lie group. Quotients in the category of Lie groups, homogeneous manifolds, haar measure, connected components.
- Algebraic groups, matrix groups, the classical groups.
- Lie algebras and connection to Lie groups.
- Nilpotent, solvable and semisimple Lie algebras and Lie groups, Lie theorem, Engel theorem, Levi decomposition.
- Cartan-Killing form.
- Representation of a Lie algebra over the complex numbers.
- Root and weights, root systems, Dynkin diagrams, classication of complex semisimple Lie algebras.
I plan to cover Bernstein’s Harvard notes on -adic groups but I will try to emphasize applications of the theory to analysis on -adic spaces and adelic spaces.
Review of material from past semesters (the courses “Derived Categories I and II”).
Derived categories in commutative algebra: dualizing complexes, Grothendieck’s local duality, MGM Equivalence, rigid dualizing complexes.
Derived categories in algebraic geometry: direct and inverse image functors, global Grothendieck duality, applications to birational geometry (survey), -adic cohomology and Poincare-Verdier duality (survey), perverse sheaves (survey).
Derived categories in non-commutative ring theory: dualizing complexes, tilting complexes, derived Morita theory.
Derived algebraic geometry: nonabelian derived categories (survey), infinity categories (survey), derived algebraic stacks (survey), applications (survey).
- Courses marked with (*) are required for admission to the M.Sc. program in Mathematics.
- The M.Sc. degree requires the successful completion of at least 2 courses marked (#). See the graduate program for details
- The graduate courses are open to strong undergraduate students who have a grade average of 85 or above and who have obtained permission from the instructors and the head of the teaching committee.
- Please see the detailed undergraduate and graduate programs for the for details on the requirments and possibilities for complete the degree.