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Complex Analysis

by SeReNiTy
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SeReNiTy
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Mar1-07, 12:44 AM
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Hello guys,

Could someone reccomend me a complex analysis textbook? My class is currently using Stewart but i heard this is not such a good text...
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leon1127
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Mar1-07, 12:53 AM
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introduction
Brown and Churchill

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Remmert
HungryChemist
#3
Mar1-07, 01:39 AM
P: 144
we used Churchill and I loved it. If you're thinking of owning one, try its international edition, it's well binded(although paper back) and light. I like Churchill because he is clear, and well cut in showing what is definition and what is theorem and what is proof through out the book. It has no answers to its exercise. So that's the downfall.

arunma
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Mar1-07, 12:13 PM
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Complex Analysis

I also used Brown and Churchill when I took complex analysis. I'll gladly add my recommendation to that of the others here.
interested_learner
#5
Mar1-07, 07:52 PM
P: 214
Another good book for getting a intuitive feeling is "Visual Complex Analysis" by Needham. It is not a standlone textbook though....
K.J.Healey
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Mar1-07, 11:49 PM
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I took the class as independent study my senior year and I used "Complex Variables with Applications" 2nd Ed by A. David Wunsch. Basically all the prof did was tell me to do all the problems in the back of each chapter every few days. (well that and learn the chapter). Luckily I learned it rather quickly and thought the book was well laid out. Reminded me of reading my calculus book. From amazon.com it looks like it gets good reviews.
marcusl
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Mar2-07, 11:11 AM
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Another vote for Churchill.
SeReNiTy
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Mar4-07, 06:00 AM
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What is the level of Churchill? I am looking for a text that can keep me interested.
marcusl
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Mar4-07, 01:17 PM
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Looking online at the table of contents for Stewart, I'd say Churchill is pitched at the same level. It has served many generations of students through 4 decades; check it out of your U library if you have doubts.
hrc969
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Mar5-07, 08:27 PM
P: 68
Greene and Krantz's Complex Analysis is a very interesting book. It's not your conventional book. But as you are looking for something interesting, this might be a good pick for you. (The level is beginning grad student or advanced undergrad).

PS. some of the exercises are trivial, but don't worry about those if you don't want to, there are plenty of interesting ones.


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