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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Honour School of Mathematics 2000

The Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences has approved the following list of lecture courses for Section c of the Honour School of Mathematics to be examined in Trinity Term 2000 (Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 285, regulation 6(1)(a)).

Axiomatic Set Theory
Group Theory
Lie Algebras
Manifolds and Differential Geometry
Functional Analysis
Analytic Topology
Perturbation Methods
Mathematics and the Environment
Function Spaces for Applications
Numerical Linear Algebra and Approximation
Mathematical Genetics
Lambda Calculus
Further Quantum Theory
General Relativity I
Model Theory
The Gödel Incompleteness Theorems
Representation Theory
Algebraic Topology
C*-Algebras
Calculus of Variations
Solid Mechanics
Finite Element Methods for Partial Differential Equations
Patterns and Networks
Bayesian Statistics
Domain Theory
Quantum Field Theory
General Relativity II
Algebraic Number Theory

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Honour School of Mathematics and Honour School of Mathematical Sciences 2001

The Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences has approved the following list of subjects for paper b10 of the Honour School of Mathematics and the Honour School of Mathematical Sciences to be examined in Trinity Term 2001 (see Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 274, regulation 3 (d) and p. 285, regulation 3 (d)).

Elementary Number Theory
Mathematical Ecology and Biology
Combinatorial Optimisation
Communication Theory
Nonlinear Systems
Applied Probability
Stochastic Processes

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M.Sc. in Geometry, Mathematical Physics, and Analysis 2000

The following list of additional courses in schedule 1 has been approved by the standing committee for examination in 2000.

Manifolds and Differential Geometry
Lie Groups

General Relativity I
Further Quantum Theory
Algebraic Topology
General Relativity II
Quantum Field Theory

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by the boards of faculties will come into effect on 29 October.

1 Boards of the Faculties of Literae Humaniores and Mathematical Sciences

(a) Honour Moderations in Mathematics and Philosophy

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 50, l. 45, delete `Russell' and substitute `Frege'.

(b) Preliminary Examination in Mathematics and Philosophy

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 88, l. 15, delete `Russell' and substitute `Frege'.

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2 Boards of the Faculties of Literae Humaniores and Modern Languages

(a) Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 151, delete ll. 9–10 and substitute `Candidates offering two papers both of which involve the study of the same author or authors'. 2 Ibid., p. 155, after l. 23 insert:

`(iv) The Creative Reception of Greek Tragedy in German.

Candidates must make a special study of Sophocles, Antigone and Hölderlin, Antigone, on each of which a compulsory commentary question will be set. In addition, they will be required to answer two essay questions, one from a choice of questions specifically on the authors and texts listed below, the other from a choice of questions requiring a comaprative or generic approach.

Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus
Euripides, Medea, Iphigenia in Tauris
Plato, Republic II, III, X
Aristotle, Poetics
Goethe, Iphigenie auf Tauris
Kleist, Penthesileai
Nietzsche, Die Geburt der TragÜdie
Brecht, Antigone
Christa Wolf, Medea: Stimmen

The following editions will be used in the case of the texts prescribed for commentary: Sophocles, Lloyd-James and Wilson (Oxford Classical Text); Hölderlin, Frankfurt edition.'

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(b) Pass School of Classics and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 156, l. 24, after `(iii)]' insert `or The Creative Reception of Greek Tragedy in German [Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages, subject 8 (iv)]'.

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