Math 6320, Introduction to Real Analysis 2

Semester 2, 2019-20

Course Lecturer:

Dr. Judith Packer, Dept. of Mathematics

Tel: (303) 492-6979
Office: Math 227

Course Information:
This course is meant to continue the study of analysis of real-valued functions of one or several variables, with an emphasis on Lebesgue measure and Lebesgue integration on the real line and R^n. Topics to be covered include:
Locally compact Hausdorff spaces, the Stone-Weierstrass Theorem, the Arzela-Ascoli Theorem; Elements of functional analysis, including normed vector spaces, linear functionals, the Baire Category Theorem; Measure and integration: general theory, signed measures - the Hahn and Jordan decomposition theorem, outer measures and Caratheodory's extension theorem, the Radon-Nikodym Theorem; General L^p spaces and duality; Product measures, the Fubini and Tonelli Theorems, cumulative distribution theorems and Borel measures on R; Radon measures: positive linear functionals on C_C(X) and the Riesz representation theorems, regularity of measures, the dual of $C_0(X),$ products of Radon measures; Elements of Fourier analysis: convolutions, the Fourier transform, summation of Fourier integrals and series and appplications of Hilbert space theory, pointwise convergence of Fourier series, Fourier analysis of measures.

Math 6310, or instructor consent.

Course Text:
We will use as a primary text the book "Real Analysis, 4th Edition, by Halsey Royden and Patrick Fitzpatrick, Pearson, 2010, covering much of Chapters 10, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.

Fitzpatrick has an errata page for this textbook at

Assessment: Lecture Hours and Venue:
MWF 1 p.m.-1:50 p.m. KCEN N252.

Office Hours:
MWF 11-12, and by appointment.

Some Important Names associated with Real Analysis :

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