James E. Humphreys (Chair)
David J. Saltman
Julius L. Shaneson
1991 Mathematics Subject Classification. Primary 04-01, 03E05, 04A20.
ABSTRACT. Short but rigorous introductions to various set-theoretic techniques that have found
numerous applications outside of set theory are given. Topics covered include: trees, partition cal-
culus, applications of Martin's Axiom and the O-principle, closed unbounded and stationary sets,
measurable cardinals, and the use of elementary submodels. This volume is aimed at advanced
graduate students and mathematical researchers specializing in areas other than set theory who
want to broaden their knowledge of contemporary set theory. It can be studied independently of
Volume I of the same text.
Librar y of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication D a t a
Just, W. (Winfried)
Discovering modern set theory / Winfried Just, Martin Weese.
p. cm. — (Graduate studies in mathematics, ISSN 1065-7339; V. 8)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 1. The basics
ISBN 0-8218-0266-6 (v. 1 : hard cover : alk. paper)
1. Set theory. I. Weese. Martin. II. Title. III. Series.
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