Home Page of Tasso J. Kaper

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Caltech, 1992

Professor of Mathematics and Department Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Fellow, American Mathematical Society

Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Associate Editor (& former Editor-in-Chief 2005-2011), SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Associate Editor, Nonlinearity Institute of Physics and London Mathematical Society

Chair, Editorial Committee, Proceedings of Symposia in Applied Mathematics American Mathematical Society

Associate Editor, Advances in Differential Equations

Boston University Dynamics Seminar



Spring 2014 Teaching: MA412

MA412 Course Syllabus

Homework Set #1 (due Thursday, January 23}: Section 5 #1, 3-6; Section 6 #2, 7, 10, 14; Section 9 #1, 4, 5.

Solutions: HW Set 1

Homework Set #2 (due Thursday, January 30}: Section 11 #1, 3, 4, 6; Section 12 #1, 2, 4, 7.

Solutions: HW Set 2

Basic Point Set Topology: 4 pages

Homework Set #3 (due Thursday, February 6}: Section 14 #1, 2(b), 3, 5, 8; Section 18 #3, 5; Section 20 #2, 3, 8, 9.

Solutions: HW Set 3

Homework Set #4 (due Thursday, February 13}: Section 24 #1, 2, 3, 8; Section 26 #1, 2, 4, 7; Section 27 #2; Section 30 #2, 3, 8.

Solutions: HW Set 4

Practice exam for Midterm 1

Solutions: Practice exam for Midterm 1

Another practice exam for Midterm 1

Solutions: Another practice exam for Midterm 1

Midterm 1 Solutions

Homework Set #5 (due Thursday, March 6}: Section 36 #1, 2; Section 38 #2, 7; Section 42 #2, 4; Section 43 #2; Section 46 #1, 2, 3.

Solutions: HW Set 5

Homework Set #6 (due Thursday, March 20}: Section 46 #6, 7, 9; Section 49 #2, 3, 5; Section 53 #1, 2, 7.

Solutions: HW Set 6

Homework Set #7 (due Thursday, March 27}: Section 57 #1, 2, 4, 7; Section 59 #1, 2, 4, 6, 7.

Solutions: HW Set 7

Homework Set #8 (due 2:00 pm, Friday, April 4) Please turn your papers in to my mailbox in department office, MCS142, 111 Cummington Street: Section 61 #2; Section 65 #1, 2, 3, 6, 10, 11; Section 68 #1, 2, 4, 6.

Solutions: HW Set 8

Practice exam for Midterm 2

Solutions to practice exam for Midterm 2

Another practice exam for Midterm 2

Solutions to `another' practice exam for Midterm 2

Homework Set #9 (due Thursday, April 17 in class) Section 72 #1, 3, 6; Section 73 #1, 2, 4, 9.

Solutions: HW Set 9

Solutions Midterm 2

Homework Set #10 (due 12 noon, Friday, April 25, in departmental mailbox) Section 77 #2, 5 (chose either (a) or (b)); Section 81 #2, 4, 5, 6, 8.



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Past and Present Ph.D Students



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