Course Catalog - 2016-2017

     

MATH 471 - MATHEMATICS OF APERIODIC ORDER

Long Title: MATHEMATICS OF APERIODIC ORDER
Department: Mathematics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): MATH 321 OR MATH 354 OR MATH 355
Description: Mathematical models of quasicrystals, whose discovery in the early 1980's led to a paradigm shift in materials science. Topics include: classical theory of ordered structures (i.e., lattices modeling crystals), Delone subsets and tilings of Euclidean space, aperiodically ordered structures generated by inflation or cut-and-project schemes. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 356.