LUISS

Mathematics 2, Academic Year 2012-2013

Here you find news and material about the course of Mathematics 2. Comments are welcome.

NEWS:

1. You now find online a new version of tutorial 8 with also the solutions. Moreover you also find the final content of the course.

2- The tutorial 3 and its solutions have been updated as there was a small mistake in exercise 1, point d. Similarly the tutorial 4 has been updated as the previous version was a wrong file. In the solutions of tutorial 4 some solutions are in italian, at the moment. Traduction will be provided soon.
Link to the official syllabus of this course

http://www.luiss.it/cattedreonline/corso.php?idcorso=976&canale=0&pds=1BBL2-FL&annoaccademico=2012

 

Link to the syllabus o the course of Mathematics 1 which is a prerequisite for this course

http://docenti.luiss.it/matematica-sbaraglia/quantitative-methods/syllabus/

 

Teachers

– professor:  Fausto Gozzi. Email:  fgozzi at luiss dot.it

– assistant: Roy Cerqueti. Email: rcerqueti at luiss dot it

 

Office hours:

Fasto Gozzi: Wednesday 17-18, Office at fifth floor. Moreover after the lectures or by appointment (to agree by email at fgozzi at luiss dot it).

Roy Cerqueti: after the lectures or by appointment (to agree by email at rcerqueti at luiss dot it).

Text books:

Main:

Carl P. Simon, Lawrence E. Blume,

Mathematics for Economists

W.W. Norton & Company.

 

Others:

1) M. C. Delfour,

Introduction to Optimization and Semidifferential Calculus

MOS SIAM Series on Optimization, ISBN 978-1-611972-14-6

2) M. Hoy, J. Livernois, C. McKenna, R. Rees, T. Stengos:

Mathematics for Economics

The MIT Press, Cambridge Massachusetts 2001

3) Calculus (International Metric Edition) (Paperback)
by James Stewart
Paperback: 1368 pages
Publisher: Brooks/Cole; International Edition (2008)
ISBN-10: 0495383627
ISBN-13: 978-0495383628

 

Class schedule

Lectures

– Tuesday 18-19.45, room 102

– Thursday 13.15-14.30, room 305A

Exercise sections

– Monday 9.15 – 11.45 (it will start on Monday October 1. Sometimes, as seen from the news, it will start at 9.45).

 

Exams

FINAL EXAM (dates to be confirmed):

– Tuesday, December 18 (written test) h.15; and Wednesday, December 19 (registration) h. 12.

– Wednesday, January 30 (written test) h.15;  and Thursday,  January 31 (registration) h.11

 

Exams rules

The exam  is only written. The exam is  closed book. So no book or other text is allowed at the exam. Each student can bring with him an A4 sheet (possibly double face) with formulas there.

 

Content of Lectures

ContentLectures20set12Mathematics2

ContentofallLectures1October2012Mathematics2Fall2012

ContentofallLectures4October12Mathematics2Fall2012

ContentofallLectures12October2012Mathematics2Fall2012

ContentofallLecturesMathematics2Fall2012October19

ContentofallLecturesMathematics2Fall2012October24

ContentofallLectures31OctoberMathematics2Fall2012

ContentofallLectures9Nov12Mathematics2Fall2012

ContentofallLecturesMathematics2Nov19Fall2012

ContentofallLectures25Nov12Mathematics2Fall2012

ContentofallLectures2Dec12Mathematics2Fall2012

 

ContentofallLecturesMathematics2Fall2012FINAL

Homework

Tutorial1Math2EScomplexnumbers

 

Tutorial2Math2basiclinearalgebra

Tutorial3Math2EIGENVALUESANDDYNAMICS

Tutorial 2-3allsolutions

 

Tutorial4Math2severalvariablesonlytextFall2012

Tutorial4Math2severalvariableswithsolutionsFall2012

Tutorial8Math2DynSystFall2012

 

SolutionsTutorial8Math2DynSystFall2012

OLD NEWS:

– Tutorials 6 and 7  are online. You also find the solution of Tutorial 6 and some solutions of Tutorial 7. First try to solve the problems by yourself.

– The office hours of Wednesday October 31 (17-18) will not be done.

The exercise section (done by prof. Roy Cerqueti) will start on Monday, October 1. with the following calendar (please note that the starting time will be sometimes 9.15 and some other times 9.45):Monday October 1: 9.45 – 11.45Monday October 8: 9.15 – 11.45Monday October 15: 9.45 – 11.45Monday October 22: 9.15 – 11.45

Monday October 29: 9.45 – 11.45

Monday November 5: 9.45 – 11.45

Monday November 12: 9.15 – 11.45

Monday November 19: 9.45 – 11.45

Monday November 26: 9.15 – 11.45

Monday December 3: 9.45 – 11.45

4 – During the course we will make 5 class test in the following days:

1) Monday October 8: 9.15 – 9.45

2)  Monday October 22: 9.15 – 9.45

3) Monday November 12: 9.15 – 9.45

4) Monday November 26: 9.15 – 9.45

5) Thursday December 6: 13.15 – 13.45

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