Geometry and Analysis Seminar


Iteration of Rational Functions II - V


Dr. T.W. Ng

The University of Hong Kong



In these four lectures, we shall talk about some basic results and ideas in the complex dynamics.

In particular, we shall cover the following topics:

o                    Normal families

o                    Basic properties of Fatou and Julia sets

o                    Local fixed point theory

o                    Quasi-conformal mappings

o                    No wondering domain theorem

These talks will be accessible to graduate students.




4 lectures on Wednesdays in February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2001 at 4:00 - 5:00pm


Room 517, Meng Wah Complex





All are welcome