May 26, 2017

Set Theory and Analysis Program

Graduate Course Information

Descriptive Set Theory
Organized by Howard Becker

September 10 - December 17
Tuesday at 1:30

**Please note date and time change - Class originally scheduled for Tuesday, November 19th, has been changed to Thursday, November 21, 2002 @ 10:00 am**

The course will cover the essentials of descriptive set theory beginning with the basic elements of the theory and finishing with topics of current interest to researchers in the field. In particular, special attention will be be focussed on material relevant to the study of Borel relations and their classification.

The two week introductory course will cover some of the prerequisite material. In order to understand effective descriptive set theory some background in recursion theory is necessary.

Lecture #1
September 10, 2002

Audio and Lecture Notes Homework Handout

Lecture #2
September 17, 2002

Audio and Lecture Notes Homework Handout
Lecture #3
September 24, 2002
No Audio Lecture Notes Homework Handout
Lecture #4
October 1, 2002
Audio and Lecture Notes  
Lecture #5
October 15, 2002
No Audio Homework Handout
Lecture #6
October 22, 2002
Lecture #7
October 29, 2002
Lecture #8
November 19, 2002
No Audio  
Lecture #9
November 26, 2002
Lecture #10
December 3, 2002
Solutions to selected exercises

For more details on the thematic year, see Program Page