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MX4083: MEASURE THEORY (2023-2024)

Last modified: 05 Oct 2023 08:46


Course Overview

Measure theory provides a systematic framework to the intuitive concepts of the length of a curve, the area of a surface or the volume of a solid body. It is foundational to modern analysis and other branches of mathematics and physics.




Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Benjamin Martin

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Syllabus

  1. Lebesgue extension of a measure; Extension a measure from a semi-ring of sets to the corresponding ring of sets; Algebras and σ-algebras of sets; σ-additive and σ-semi-additive measures;
    Measure spaces; Lebesgue extension of a measure defined on a ring of sets; Properties of the Lebesgue measure.
  2. Measurable functions; Definition and properties of measurable functions; Convergence almost everywhere; Measurable functions and uniform convergence; the Egorov theorem.
  3. Lebesgue integral; Lebesgue integral for simple functions; The definition and the properties of the Lebesgue integral; Absolute continuity and σ-additivity of the Lebesgue integral; the Chebyshev inequality; The Lebesgue, the Levi and the Fatou convergence theorems for the Lebesgue integral; Comparison of the Lebesgue integral and of the Riemann integral.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 8 - 18
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 9 - 18

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Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
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Feedback

Students will be invited to contact Course Coordinators for feedback on the final examination.

Learning Outcomes
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Homework

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
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Feedback

In-course assignments will normally be marked within one week and feedback provided to students in tutorials.

Learning Outcomes
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Homework

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
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Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Feedback

Best of (resit exam mark) or (resit exam mark with carried forward CA marks)

Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

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