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Complex Variables

  • Richard M. Meyer
Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)

Abstract

Applications of the complex number system, sometimes referred to as complex variables, form an essential tool in many areas of Applied Mathematics. The complex number system can be viewed as a useful generalization of the familiar real number system. For, if the real number system can be thought of as the familiar properties of points — called real numbers — on the real line, then the complex number system can be thought of as the yet-to-be-examined properties of points — called complex numbers — of the complex plane, of which the real line is its abscissa. Properties of the complex number system are determined by the special manner in which complex numbers are combined, that is, added, multiplied, etc.

Keywords

Complex Number Complex Function Regular Function Annular Region Preceding Theorem 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard M. Meyer
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  1. 1.Niagara University, College of Arts and SciencesNiagara UniversityUSA

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