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Set Theory for the Working ...

Author: Ciesielski.
Publisher: 1997.
Series: London Mathematical Society student texts., London Mathematical Society ;, 39
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This text concentrates on the typical methods of modern set theory: transfinite induction, Zorn's Lemma, the Continuum Hypothesis, Martin's Axiom, the Diamond Principle and elements of forcing. It  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ciesielski.
ISBN: 0521594413 0521594650 9780521594417 9780521594653
OCLC Number: 249365139
Description: XI, 236 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Basics of Set Theory: 1. Axiomatic set theory; 2. Relations, functions and Cartesian product; 3. Natural, integer and real numbers; Part II. Fundamental Tools of Set Theory: 4. Well orderings and transfinite induction; 5. Cardinal numbers; Part III. The Power of Recursive Definitions: 6. Subsets of Rn; 7. Strange real functions; Part IV. When Induction is Too Short: 8. Martin's axiom; 9. Forcing; Part V. Appendices: A. Axioms of set theory; B. Comments on forcing method; C. Notation.
Series Title: London Mathematical Society student texts., London Mathematical Society ;, 39


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