MAT4810 – Introduction to Several Complex Variables
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Holomorphic functions and mappings. Hartog´s extension phenomenon, domains of holomorphy and holomorphic convexity. Plurisubharmonic functions. The d-bar equation and the Levi problem. Oka´s approximation theorem, Runge pairs and the Cousin problems. Polynomial convexity and applications.
The course gives an introduction to the most central aspects and methods in the theory of holomorphic functions of several complex variables, and applications of these to approximation and mapping problems.
Admission to the course
Students at UiO register for courses and exams in Studentweb.
Recommended previous knowledge
- 10 credits overlap with MAT9810 – Introduction to Several Complex Variables.
- 4 credits overlap with MAT4310.
- 4 credits overlap with MAT9310 – Complex analysis (discontinued).
- 4 credits overlap with MA365.
- 4 credits overlap with MAT4320 – Several complex variables I (discontinued).
- 4 credits overlap with MAT9320.
- 4 credits overlap with MAT365.
4 hours of lectures/exercises per week.
The course may be taught in Norwegian if the lecturer and all students at the first lecture agree to it.
Upon the attendance of three or fewer students, the lecturer may, in conjunction with the Head of Teaching, change the course to self-study with supervision.
Final oral examination.
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Language of examination
Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English. You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Resit an examination
This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more: