MATH 656

Functional Analysis II

Functional Analysis II

Spring 2012

Syllabus
**Instructor: **David Kerr

**Office:** Milner 121

**Office hours:** MW 10:30-12:00

**Lectures:** MWF 1:50-2:40, Blocker 160

**Course description:**
operator theory, Banach algebras, C*-algebras.
**Textbook:**
Gerard Murphy. *C*-Algebras and Operator Theory*. Published by Academic Press.
**Assignments**
*Assignment #1* (due February 3): **Ch. 1:** 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
*Assignment #2* (due February 17): **Ch. 1:** 11, 15, 16, 17, 18
*Assignment #3* (due March 9): Do three of the following: **Ch. 2:** 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9
*Assignment #4* (due April 9): Do three of the following: **Ch. 2:** 11;
**Ch. 3:** 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8
*Assignment #5* (due April 27): Do three of the following: **Ch. 4:** 1, 2, 3, 4, 7;
**Ch. 6:** 1, 2, 4, 5, 6