## Theory of Complex FunctionsA lively and vivid look at the material from function theory, including the residue calculus, supported by examples and practice exercises throughout. There is also ample discussion of the historical evolution of the theory, biographical sketches of important contributors, and citations - in the original language with their English translation - from their classical works. Yet the book is far from being a mere history of function theory, and even experts will find a few new or long forgotten gems here. Destined to accompany students making their way into this classical area of mathematics, the book offers quick access to the essential results for exam preparation. Teachers and interested mathematicians in finance, industry and science will profit from reading this again and again, and will refer back to it with pleasure. |

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### Contents

Historical Introduction | 1 |

of continuity | 9 |

2 Fundamental topological concepts | 17 |

6 Connected spaces Regions in C | 39 |

ComplexDifferential Calculus | 45 |

3 Holomorphic functions | 56 |

4 Partial differentiation with respect to x y z and z | 65 |

Holomorphy and Conformality Biholomorphic Mappings | 71 |

CauchyWeierstrassRiemann Function Theory | 227 |

3 The Cauchy estimates and inequalities for Taylor coefficients | 241 |

4 Convergence theorems of WeIERSTRASS | 248 |

5 The open mapping theorem and the maximum principle | 256 |

Miscellany | 265 |

3 Holomorphic logarithms and holomorphic roots | 276 |

6 Asymptotic power series developments | 294 |

Isolated Singularities Meromorphic Functions | 303 |

2 Biholomorphic mappings | 80 |

Modes of Convergence in Function Theory | 91 |

2 Convergence criteria | 101 |

Chapter 4 Power Series | 109 |

2 Examples of convergent power series | 115 |

3 Holomorphy of power series | 123 |

4 Logarithm functions | 154 |

5 Discussion of logarithm functions | 160 |

Part B The Cauchy Theory | 167 |

The Integral Theorem Integral Formula and Power Series | 191 |

2 Cauchys Integral Formula for discs | 201 |

3 The development of holomorphic functions into power series | 208 |

4 Discussion of the representation theorem | 214 |

5 Special Taylor series Bernoulli numbers | 220 |

2 Automorphisms of punctured domains | 310 |

Convergent Series of Meromorphic Functions | 321 |

4 The Eisenstein theory of the trigonometric functions | 335 |

Laurent Series and Fourier Series | 343 |

2 Properties of Laurent series | 356 |

4 The theta function | 365 |

The Residue Calculus | 377 |

2 Consequences of the residue theorem | 387 |

Chapter 14 Definite Integrals and the Residue Calculus | 395 |

Short Biographies oAbel Cauchy Eisenstein Euler Riemann | 417 |

Literature | 423 |

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