Homework problems must be turned in on Blackboard by 6pm on the due date.

**Robinson**: Clark Robinson.*Dynamical Systems: Stability, Symbolic Dynamics, and Chaos,*2nd edition, CRC Press, 1998.**Silva**: C. E. Silva,*Invitation to Ergodic Theory*, American Mathematical Society, 2007.**Edgar**: Gerald Edgar,*Measure, Topology, and Fractal Geometry*, 2nd edition, Springer, 2008.

Date due: | Assigned problems: |

Thu, Feb 11 | Complete Exercises 1-3 from Notebook: The Tent Map and the Cantor Set [download] [view]Silva: § 2.1: 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 Silva: § 2.2: 5, 6 |

Tue, Feb 16 | Please fill out this Mathematical Background Survey. This will count as a homework assignment. |

Thu, Feb 18 | Silva: § 2.3: 1, 2, 3, 6, 9 Silva: § 2.4: 2, 4 Silva: § 2.5: 1, 6, 7, 10, 13 The symmetric difference between two sets A and B is A∆B = (A⟍B)⋃(B⟍A). |

Tue, Mar 2 | Silva: § 2.5: 14, 15 Silva: § 2.6: 2, 5 Silva: § 2.7: 1, 2, 6, 7 Silva: § 3.3: 1 |