James Cummings: Dowker filters

Seminar will generally be meeting at 3:30pm in Wean Hall 8220 this semester.
Please contact me if you would like to speak or to suggest a speaker.

Mathematical logic seminar – September 6 2016
Time:     3:30pm – 4:30 pm  (PLEASE NOTE CHANGED TIME FROM LAST YEAR)

Room:     Wean Hall 8220

Speaker:         James Cummings
Department of Mathematical Sciences
CMU

Title:     Dowker filters

Abstract:

Dowker filters are a class of filters introduced by Dowker in connection with a problem in topology. Their properties are quite mysterious. We will discuss some recent progress (in joint work with Charles Morgan) and mention a number of outstanding open questions.

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