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The Continuum Hypothesis May 29, 2001 - June 01, 2001
Registration Deadline: June 01, 2001 over 21 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: February 28, 2001 almost 22 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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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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May 29, 2001
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 (National Science Foundation)
10:45 AM - 02:30 PM
  Complexity of subgroups of Polish groups
Slawomir Solecki
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Greg Hjorth
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Revisiting Gödel’s argument for the true power of the continuum
Paul Larson
May 30, 2001
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Martin Zeman
10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Ronald Jensen
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  The Duality
Jindrich Zapletal
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  A new downward Lowenheim-Skolem Theorem
Matt Foreman (University of California, Irvine)
May 31, 2001
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
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