Recent and upcoming talks by Spencer Unger

6th European Set Theory Conference, Budapest, July 3-7, 2017

The 6th European Set Theory Conference (6ESTC) of the European Set Theory Society will be organized in Budapest, at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, next year, July 3 – 7, 2017. continue reading…

Set theory workshop at UIC, October 20-23, 2016

Set theory workshop The workshop will be held at the University of Illinois at Chicago on October 20-23. Topic will cover forcing, large cardinals, applications of set theory. We will have three tutorials from leading experts and several talks by younger researchers. continue reading…

High and low forcing, San Jose, Jan 11 – 15, 2016

High and low forcing January 11 to January 15, 2016 at the American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, California organized by Itay Neeman and Dima Sinapova This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, is devoted to new methods of forcing, in infinitary combinatorics, and in connection with axioms about the real line. continue reading…

Independence Results in Mathematics and Challenges in Iterated Forcing, Norwich, November 2-6 2015

Satellite Workshop 2nd November 2015 to 6th November 2015 Held at the University of East Anglia Norwich, UK Organisers: David Aspero (University of East Anglia), Joan Bagaria (Universitat de Barcelona), Mirna Dzamonja (University of East Anglia), Benedikt Loewe (Universität Hamburg) Workshop Theme Independence Results in Mathematics and Challenges in Iterated Forcing Forcing, and especially iterated forcing, is an extremely fruitful technique for proving that certain statements in mathematics are independent from ZFC, or some other base set theory. continue reading…

BEST 2015 slides

The 22nd BEST conference was held June 14–17 in San Francisco, CA. Mirna Džamonja – FAC and WQO orders and their ordinal invariants Luke Serafin – Cardinal invariants of generalized continua Ari Brodsky – A microscopic approach to higher Suslin tree constructions Ola Kwiatkowska – Dynamics of the homeomorphism group of the Lelek fan Paul Ellis – The conjugacy problem for countable homogeneous structures Trevor Wilson – Covering properties of derived models Miha Habic – Joint Laver diamonds Bill Chen – Scales in Prikry extensions Rodrigo Dias – Productively countably tight spaces and selective games Steven Clontz – Limited information strategies in infinite games Liljana Babinkostova – The selective strong screen ability game Spencer Unger – Baire measurable paradoxical decompositions via matchings Diana Ojeda-Aristizábal – Finite forms of Gowers’ FINk theorem continue reading…

Graduate Summer School in Set Theory (Irvine), July 6 – 17, 2015

There will be a summer school for graduate students in set theory from July 6 through July 17, 2015, at the University of California, Irvine. The summer school is supported by NSF Grant DMS-1044150. continue reading…

22nd Boise Extravaganza in Set Theory, June 15-17, 2015

Boise Extravaganza in Set Theory June 15 – 17, 2015 San Francisco State University math.boisestate.edu/~best/ At present plenary speakers for BEST 2015 include: Dr. Rodrigo Dias, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Dr. continue reading…

21st Boise Extravaganza in Set Theory, June 18-20, 2014

BOISE EXTRAVAGANZA IN SET THEORY (BEST) June 18 – 20, 2014 University of California, Riverside The 21-st meeting of BEST will be hosted at University of California, Riverside, as a symposium of the 95th annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science – Pacific Division (AAAS-PD). continue reading…

Rutgers 2013 Fall MAMLS

The Fall MAMLS 2013 Meeting will take place at Rutgers University on October 19-20, 2013. The invited speakers are Paul Larson, Andrew Marks, Justin Moore, Itay Neeman, Marcin Sabok, Trevor Wilson and Spencer Unger. continue reading…

Spencer Unger: Scales and the Singular Cardinals Hypothesis

Spencer Unger will continue his series of talks. Mathematical logic seminar – January/February 2013 Time:     12:00 – 13:20 Room:     Wean Hall 7201 Speaker:         Spencer Unger Department of Mathematical Sciences Carnegie Mellon University Title:     Scales and the Singular Cardinals Hypothesis Abstract: (Joint work with Dima Sinapova) In this series of talks I will present the following recent result which answers a question posed by Woodin in the 80’s. continue reading…