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Shakiban, Cheri

Professor
Degree
Ph.D., Brown Univeristy
Office
OSS 219
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Phone
(651) 962-5532
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5532
Fax
651-962-5670
Mail
OSS 201

Professional Interests
formal calculus of variations
differential algebra
computer algebra
fractal geometry
computer vision

Spring 2016 Courses

Spring 2016 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
MATH 101 - 04 Finite Mathematics M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OWS 250
CRN: 20178 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Chehrzad Shakiban Elementary set theory, linear equations and matrices, linear programming, finite probability, applications primarily in business and the social sciences. Prerequisite: A satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination or successful completion of MATH 005.

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MATH 111 - 04 Calculus/Business & Soc Sci M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 OSS LL18
CRN: 20679 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Chehrzad Shakiban An introductory course in calculus with motivation and examples drawn from business and the social sciences whenever possible. Does not include the calculus of trigonometric functions. Prerequisite: a grade of C- or above in MATH 103 or MATH 105 or a satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination. Four years of high school mathematics, including college algebra, also are recommended as background for this course. Students who are considering taking MATH 114 should take MATH 113 instead of MATH 111. NOTE: Students who receive credit for MATH 111 may not receive credit for MATH 108, 109, or 113.

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MATH 400 - 01 Dynamical Systems & Chaos M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OSS 226
CRN: 22374 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Chehrzad Shakiban An introduction to discrete and continuous dynamical systems and applications with topics including: iterated mappings in one and two dimensions, phase-plane theory, nonlinear differential equations, and chaos. Additional topics will be chosen from among bifurcations, stability, attractors, Lyapunov functions, Julia sets and Mandelbrot sets. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or above in MATH 210 or MATH 240, or permission of instructor

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Summer 2016 Courses

Summer 2016 Courses
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Fall 2016 Courses

Fall 2016 Courses
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MATH 210 - 03 Intro-Differ Equations & Syst M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320
CRN: 41405 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Chehrzad Shakiban An introduction to ordinary differential equations (ODEs), with an emphasis on linear differential equations and linear systems, including applications. Topics covered include first-order equations, ODE models in the physical and biological sciences and engineering, numerical methods of solution, higher order linear equations, matrix tools, the role of eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and LaPlace transforms. Prerequisite: a grade of C- or above in MATH 114

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MATH 210 - 05 Intro-Differ Equations & Syst M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440
CRN: 42533 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Chehrzad Shakiban An introduction to ordinary differential equations (ODEs), with an emphasis on linear differential equations and linear systems, including applications. Topics covered include first-order equations, ODE models in the physical and biological sciences and engineering, numerical methods of solution, higher order linear equations, matrix tools, the role of eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and LaPlace transforms. Prerequisite: a grade of C- or above in MATH 114

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MATH 240 - 01 Linear Algebra M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040
CRN: 40694 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Chehrzad Shakiban An introductory course in linear algebra, beginning with linear equations and matrix algebra. Subsequent topics include study of vector spaces, orthogonality, eigenvectors and inner products. The course combines theoretical and applied perspectives, including concepts of rigorous proof. Offered every semester. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or above in MATH 200 may be taken concurrenlty

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