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Advanced Topics in Set Theory
2006/2007; 1st Semester
Institute for Logic, Language & Computation
Universiteit van Amsterdam

Instructor: Dr Benedikt Lwe
Vakcode: MolATST6
Time: Monday 18-20
Place: P.017
Course language: English
Teaching Assistant: Brian Semmes
Intended Audience: M.Sc. students of Logic and Mathematics
Prerequisites: This course assumes knowledge comparable to the course "Axiomatic Set Theory".

In this course, we shall discuss connections between set theory and game theory. We investigate infinite perfect information games, their connection to the Axiom of Choice, the Mycielski-Steinhaus Axiom of Determinacy and its consequences for infinitary combinatorics.

Literature: Preprint version of Alessandro Andretta's book on Descriptive Set Theory. If you are interested in getting a copy, please contact Brian by e-mail before Friday, Sep 8.


Last update : December 1st, 2006