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Mathematical Tripos, Part III, 1998: Notice

The Faculty Board of Mathematics give notice that, in accordance with Regulations 15 and 16 for the Mathematical Tripos (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 324) there will be set in 1998, if candidates desire to present themselves therein, a paper in each of the subjects in the following list. The duration of the paper is shown beside it.
Differential Geometry 3 hours
Algebraic Topology 3 hours
Functional Analysis and Spectral Theory 3 hours
Complex Variables 3 hours
Modular Forms 3 hours
Category Theory 3 hours
Wavelets 3 hours
Algebraic Geometry 3 hours
Commutative Algebra 3 hours
Knot Theory 3 hours
Finite-dimensional Lie Algebras 3 hours
Graph Theory 3 hours
Riemann Surfaces and Discrete Groups 3 hours
Representation Theory of Finite Groups 3 hours
Representation Theory of Reductive Groups 3 hours
Diophantine Analysis and Transcendence Theory 2 hours
Pseudo-differential Operators 3 hours
Categorical Logic 3 hours
Étale Cohomology 3 hours
Set Theory 2 hours
Formal Groups 3 hours
The Complexity of Boolean Functions 3 hours
Bundles on Surfaces 3 hours
Three-Dimensional Manifolds 3 hours
Quantum Cohomology 3 hours
Quantum Groups 3 hours
Advanced Financial Models 3 hours
Applied Statistics 3 hours
Advanced Principles of Statistics 3 hours
Large Deviations with Applications 2 hours
Actuarial Statistics 2 hours
Stochastic Networks 2 hours
Advanced Topics in Statistics 3 hours
Entropy and Complexity 2 hours
Biostatistics 3 hours
Advanced Probability 3 hours
Statistical Methods 3 hours
Operational Research 3 hours
Stochastic Calculus and Applications 3 hours
Dynamics of One-dimensional Maps 2 hours
Numerical Solution of Differential Equations 3 hours
Algorithms for Nonlinear Optimization 3 hours
Computer-aided Geometric Design 3 hours
Bifurcations in Nonlinear Convection 2 hours
Perturbation Methods 2 hours
Biological Fluid Dynamics 3 hours
Non-Newtonian Fluids 2 hours
Seismic Waves 2 hours
Buoyancy Effects in Fluids 2 hours
Nonlinear Patterns 3 hours
Theory of Elastic Solids 2 hours
Fundamentals of Ocean-Atmosphere Dynamics 3 hours
Nonlinear Lattice Dynamics 3 hours
Turbulence and Self-similarity 2 hours
Conformal Field Theory 3 hours
Shocks and Solitons 3 hours
Atomic Astrophysics 3 hours
Quantum Theory of Molecules 2 hours
Structure, Evolution and Formation of Stars 3 hours
General Relativity 3 hours
Stellar Magnetic Fields 3 hours
Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics 3 hours
Observational Cosmology 3 hours
Black Holes 3 hours
Galaxies 3 hours
Theoretical Cosmology 3 hours
Phase Transitions and Collective Phenomena 2 hours
Elementary Particle Physics 3 hours
Applications of Differential Geometry to Physics 3 hours
Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics 3 hours
Quantum Field Theory 3 hours
Advanced Quantum Field Theory 3 hours
Quantum Statistical Field Theory 2 hours
Topics in Quantum Theory 3 hours
String Theory 3 hours
The Standard Model 3 hours

Candidates taking papers Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, Advanced Topics in Statistics, and Operational Research should note that these examine the following courses:-

Applied Statistics Design of Experiments (Lent) plus Applied Multivariate Analysis (Lent)
Biostatistics Survival Data and Statistical Genetics (Michaelmas) plus Statistics in Medical Practical (Lent)
Advanced Topics in Statistics Monte Carlo Inference (Lent) plus Time Series (Michaelmas)
Operational Research Algorithms for Operational Research (Michaelmas) plus Sequential Methods (Easter)

The Faculty Board remind candidates and Tutors that requests for papers to be set on additional subjects should be sent through Tutors to reach the Secretary of the Faculty Board not later than Friday, 30 January 1998.

 Each candidate must send, through his or her Tutor, to the Chairman of Examiners, Mathematics Faculty Office, D.A.M.T.P., Silver Street, the titles of the papers that he or she wishes to offer so as to arrive by Monday, 27 April 1998.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 26th November 1997
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