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27-June-2009-ESI-Workshop-on-Large-Cardinals-and-D
escriptive-Set-Theory-Vienna-Austria
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SUMMARY:ESI Workshop on Large Cardinals and Descri
ptive Set Theory, Vienna, Austria
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20090614
DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20090627
LOCATION:Vienna, Austria
DESCRIPTION:Set theory has recently experienced ma
jor new developments concerning the construction o
f models for large cardinals, combinatorial set th
eory, descriptive set theory, generalisations of M
artin's axiom, strong absoluteness and the theory
of forcing. Particularly encouraging is the fact
that many unusually talented young people have re
cently entered the subject, who have established r
emarkable results concerning the Proper Forcing Ax
iom and its variants, the Singular Cardinal Hypoth
esis, subtle properties of stationary sets, and im
portant aspects of applied set theory, including t
opological dynamics, Borel equivalence relations a
nd metric geometry. Our two-week workshop, which
will be open to the set theory community at large
, will focus around two principal themes: Large Ca
rdinals and Descriptive Set Theory. The workshop i
s organized by the Erwin SchrÃ¶dinger Institute (ES
I) and financed by the ESI and Austrian Science Fu
nd (FWF). For more information, see http://www.l
ogic.univie.ac.at/conferences/2009_esi/
X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\n Set theory
has recently experienced major new developments\n
concerning the construction of models for la
rge cardinals,\n combinatorial set theory, de
scriptive set theory,\n generalisations of Ma
rtin's axiom, strong absoluteness and the\n t
heory of forcing.\n

\n Particular
ly encouraging is the fact that many unusually\n
talented young people have recently entered th
e subject, who\n have established remarkable
results concerning the Proper\n Forcing Axiom
and its variants, the Singular Cardinal\n Hy
pothesis, subtle properties of stationary sets, an
d important\n aspects of applied set theory,
including topological dynamics,\n Borel equiv
alence relations and metric geometry.\n

\
n Our two-week workshop, which will be ope
n to the set theory\n community at large, wil
l focus around two principal themes:\n Large
Cardinals and Descriptive Set Theory. The workshop
is\n organized by the Erwin Schrödinger
Institute (ESI) and\n financed by the ESI an
d Austrian Science Fund (FWF).\n

\n \n
For more information, see\n http://www.logic.univie.ac.a
t/conferences/2009_esi/\n

\n
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