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The Continuum Hypothesis May 29, 2001 - June 01, 2001
Registration Deadline: June 01, 2001 almost 18 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: February 28, 2001 about 18 years ago
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Organizers Hugh Woodin and John Steel
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The workshop will feature a number of lectures surveying the current insights into the continuum problem and its variations.                      Group Photo  Group Photo (larger version)
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May 29, 2001
Tuesday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  The Topological Vaught Conjecture and Related Problems
Greg Hjorth
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  The Principle and Mahlo Cardinals
Martin Zeman
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Definable Real Forcings
Jindrich Zapletal
09:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Continuous images of strongly meager sets
Tomek Bartoszynski
10:45 AM - 02:30 PM
  Complexity of subgroups of Polish groups
Slawomir Solecki
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  TBA
Greg Hjorth
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Revisiting Gödel’s argument for the true power of the continuum
Paul Larson
May 30, 2001
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  TBA
Martin Zeman
10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  TBA
Ronald Jensen
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  The Duality
Jindrich Zapletal
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  A new downward Lowenheim-Skolem Theorem
Matthew Foreman
May 31, 2001
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Infinite games and forcing
Tom Jech
10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
  Maximal rigidity
Ilijas Farah
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Some problems and conjectures
Hugh Woodin (University of California, Berkeley)
Jun 01, 2001
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  The Current State of the Singular Cardinals Problem
Moti Gitik
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Localized Reflection and the Size of the Continuum
Stevo Todorcevic