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Jimmie Lawson
Boyd Professor
Mailing address:
Department of Mathematics
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Degree Credentials:
B.S., Harding University, 1964
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1967
Teaching Interests:
Topology, Topological and Lie Groups, Topological Dynamics, Control Theory, Differential Geometry, History of Mathematics, Probability, Calculus
Course Syllabi:
Mysteries of Infinity, Boyd Seminar Boyd Lecture
History of Mathematics, Boyd Seminar Boyd Lecture
Differential Geometry (Spring, 2006) Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 9
Additional Notes (Spring, 2006) calculus review Submanifold Charts Tangent Bundle
Differential Geometry Answers Quiz Keys Homework Keys
Calculus 1552-01 (Summer, 2006) syllabus1552 FinalReview 1552 WebWork Homework
Discrete Dynamical Systems 2030-01 (Spring, 2007) syl2030 Test 1 Review Test 2 Review Final Review
Complex Variables 7350-01 (Spring, 2007) syl2030
Groups and Control 7380-01 (Summer, 2007) Class Notes
Calculus 1551 (Fall, 2007) syl1551 1551 WebWork Homework
Research interests:
Topological algebra, Lie theory of groups and semigroups, geometric control theory, continuous lattices and domains, means in symmetric sets and spaces
Preprints and Abstracts:
(with R. Cazacu) Quasicontinuous functions, Domains, Extended Calculus, and Viscosity Solutions preprint
(with Y. Lim), The Sympletic Semigroup and Riccati Differential Equations: A Case Study preprint
(with A. Lisan), Groups associated with minimal flows preprint
(with Y. Lim), Symmetric sets with midpoints and algebraically equivalent theories preprint
(with K. Keimel), Measure extension theorems for T0-Spaces preprint
LSU Service:
Chair, Department of Mathematics (1990-1992)
Graduate Council (2001-2005)
Chair, Committee on Graduate Education Administration, 2005 Committee Report
Office Location and Phone:
Lockett 216, 225-578-1672
Email Address:

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