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Name: Complex Differentiation
ID: m10276
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module discusses complex differentiation and shows its similarity and differences to real differentiation.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics, Science and Technology
Keywords: complex, diff, differential, differentiation, limit, linear algebra
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Doug Daniels (, Steven J. Cox (
Copyright Holders: Doug Daniels (, Steven J. Cox (
Maintainers: Doug Daniels (, Mark Barrett (, Steven J. Cox (, Jacob Grabczewski (

Latest version: 2.7 (history)
First publication date: Aug 9, 2001 12:00 am -0500
Last revision to module: Aug 4, 2005 8:54 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 2.7 Aug 4, 2005 8:54 pm -0500 by Charlet Reedstrom
update to cnxml-0.5, fix typo, fix cnxns with hardcoded number references

Version: 2.6 Jul 29, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
auditing this module.

Version: 2.5 Jul 19, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
change the version to 0.4

Version: 2.4 Mar 17, 2002 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Fixed Equation 7.14

Version: 2.3 Mar 15, 2002 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
edited math

Version: 2.2 Mar 7, 2002 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Finished the 2nd half of the module and fixed errors except for minor one in eq14 pending a meeting with Dr. Cox.

Version: 2.1 Aug 9, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
new module

Version: 2.0 Aug 9, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Added initial template for new module m10276

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