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Are there any good books/online resources for learning about branch cuts at the level of introductory undergraduate complex analysis.

Thanks in advance.

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When I was an undergrad I really enjoyed Palka's treatment of this; it is definitely accessible and rigorous.

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Thank you for the recommendation. Will check it out. –  Shibi Vasudevan May 8 '11 at 5:31
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See http://www.cds.caltech.edu/~nair/abel.pdf It actually doesn't require any complex analysis really, but it explains branch cuts and points for Riemann surfaces of polynomials, so it's a great introduction. It also uses these to prove an important theorem.

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Thanks a lot for the reference. –  Shibi Vasudevan May 8 '11 at 16:28
    
Yayaya! Cool reference. +1! –  BBischof May 8 '11 at 16:48
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