Appalachian set theory : 20062012
 Responsibility
 James Cummings, Ernest Schimmerling.
 Language
 English.
 Imprint
 New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
 Physical description
 xi, 419 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
 Series
 London Mathematical Society lecture note series ; 406.
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 Contributor
 Cummings, James.
 Schimmerling, Ernest.
Contents/Summary
 Bibliography
 Includes bibliographical references.
 Contents

 Contributors Introduction 1. An introduction to Pmax forcing Paul B. Larson, Peter Lumsdaine and Yimu Yin 2. Countable Borel equivalence relations Simon Thomas and Scott Schneider 3. Set theory and operator algebras Ilijas Farah and Eric Wofsey 4. Set mapping reflection Justin Moore and David Milovich 5. An introduction to hyperlinear and sofic groups Vladimir G. Pestov and Aleksandra Kwiatkowska 6. Aronszajn trees and the SCH Itay Neeman and Spencer Unger 7. Iterated forcing and the continuum hypothesis Todd Eisworth, Justin Tatch Moore and David Milovich 8. Short extender forcing Moti Gitik and Spencer Unger 9. The complexity of classification problems in ergodic theory Alexander S. Kechris and Robin D. TuckerDrob 10. On the strengths and weaknesses of weak squares Menachem Magidor and Chris LambieHanson 11. Proper forcing remastered Boban Velickovic and Giorgio Venturi 12. Set theory and von Neumann algebras Asger Tornquist and Martino Lupini 13. The HOD dichotomy W. Hugh Woodin, Jacob Davis and Daniel Rodriguez.
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 Publisher's Summary
 This volume takes its name from a popular series of intensive mathematics workshops hosted at institutions in Appalachia and surrounding areas. At these meetings, internationally prominent set theorists give oneday lectures that focus on important new directions, methods, tools and results so that nonexperts can begin to master these and incorporate them into their own research. Each chapter in this volume was written by the workshop leaders in collaboration with select student participants, and together they represent most of the meetings from the period 20062012. Topics covered include forcing and large cardinals, descriptive set theory, and applications of set theoretic ideas in group theory and analysis, making this volume essential reading for a wide range of researchers and graduate students.
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 Publication date
 2012
 Series
 London Mathematical Society lecture note series ; 406
 ISBN
 1107608503
 9781107608504