I took a graduate level course in complex analysis and Rudin's book was the textbook we used in the course. He made the proofs amazingly simple. I liked it 5 starsPublished 4 months ago by ramin
Continuing on in the Rudin versus Royden debate, to be fair when Rudin gets compared to "Royden" the comparison really should be to this book and not "The Principles of... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Gary Bowers
This is the main reference I used in my real and complex analysis courses. As an older person, who occasionally teaches math, and for whom math is a hobby, it is not always... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Michael George
This is the second book in the Rudin series suitable for the first year graduate student who has completed Rudin's first book, "Mathematical Analysis" (Chapters 1-7 and 11)... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mathematician
Walter Rudin is a great expositor. He can one line a proof that would take you three pages, and he could 'one page' a proof that would take your professor three weeks to motivate. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Parrotdick
It's a photocopy, but a very good-quality one: text is very legible, and aligned on the pages.
I never met Rudin, but I grieve for his writing style. Read more
"Do not stop reading [this] book. [Professor Rudin] does [things I became to appreciate]."
I hear Professor Rudin writes things down on pieces of paper and collects... Read more
If you need to study for a qualifying exam, get this book. If you want to see why analysis (especially complex analysis) is a beautiful subject, avoid like the plague. Read morePublished on December 2, 2010 by Narada