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Asian Initiative for Infinity (AII) Graduate Summer School
(28 June - 23 July 2010)

Jointly funded by the John Templeton Foundation


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The AII Graduate Summer School is funded by the John Templeton Foundation

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The AII Graduate Summer School is organized by the Institute for Mathematical Sciences and the Department of Mathematics of the National University of Singapore, with funding from the John Templeton Foundation and the University. The Graduate Summer School bridges the gap between a general graduate education in mathematical logic and the specific preparation necessary to do research on problems of current interest in the subject. In general, students who attend the AII Summer School should have completed their first year, and in some cases, may already be working on a thesis. While a majority of the participants will be graduate students, some postdoctoral scholars and researchers may also be interested in attending.

Having completed at least one course in Mathematical Logic is required, and completion of an additional graduate course in either set theory or recursion theory is strongly recommended. Students should be familiar with the Gödel Completeness and Incompleteness Theorems and with the Gödel and Cohen Independence Theorems in Set Theory.

The main activity of the AII Graduate Summer School will be a set of three intensive short courses offered by leaders in the field, designed to introduce students to exciting, current research topics. These lectures will not duplicate standard courses available elsewhere. Each course will consist of lectures with problem sessions. On average, the participants of the AII Graduate Summer School meet twice each day for lectures and then again for a problem session.

Lectures will be conducted by Moti Gitik (Tel Aviv University), Menachem Magidor (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), and Denis Hirschfeldt (University of Chicago). In addition, Theodore A. Slaman and W. Hugh Woodin of the University of California, Berkeley, as well as two postdoctoral fellows supported by the John Templeton Foundation, will be in residence during the period of the AII Graduate Summer School.



Applications are invited from interested students. Each student selected for participation will be provided with a stipend of at least US$2000 plus accommodation. Applications will be considered from 7 April 2010 and decisions made on a rolling basis, for as long as funds remain available.


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Postdoctoral scholars and researchers who are interested in attending these activities are requested to complete the online registration form.





Short Courses:

Prikry-type forcings and short extenders forcings by Moti Gitik, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Reverse mathematics of combinatorial principles by Denis Hirschfeldt, The University of Chicago


The theory of possible cofinalities (PCF) and some applications by Menachem Magidor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Click here for the schedule
28 Jun - 23 Jul 2010
Venue: LT24 (28 Jun - 2 Jul 2010)
Venue: IMS Auditorium (5 - 9 Jul 2010 & 12 - 16 Jul 2010)

Venue: LT22 (19 - 23 Jul 2010)





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