Jochen Kuttler
Contact
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science  Mathematics & Statistical Sciences
 jkuttler@ualberta.ca
 Phone
 (780) 4928203
 Address

632G1 Central Academic Building
11324  89 Ave NWEdmonton ABT6G 2G1
Overview
Research
Area
Algebraic Transformation Groups
Courses
MATH 225  Linear Algebra II
Vector spaces. Inner product spaces. Examples of nspace and the space of continuous functions. GramSchmidt process, QR factorization of a matrix and least squares. Linear transformations, change of basis, similarity and diagonalization. Orthogonal diagonalization, quadratic forms. Applications in a variety of fields. Prerequisites: One of MATH 100, 113, 114, 117, 134, 144, 154 or SCI 100, and one of MATH 102, 125 or 127. Note: Credit can be obtained in at most one of MATH 225 or 227.
MATH 348  Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces
FrenetSeret theory of curves in the plane and in 3space, examples; local theory of surfaces in 3space: first and second fundamental forms, Gauss map and Gauss curvature, geodesics and parallel transport, theorema egregium, mean curvature and minimal surfaces. Prerequisites: One of MATH 102, 125 or 127 and one of MATH 209, 215, 217, 315 or MA PH 351.