Category Archives: Singular Cardinals Combinatorics

Ordinal definable subsets of singular cardinals

Joint work with James Cummings, Sy-David Friedman, Menachem Magidor, and Dima Sinapova. Abstract. A remarkable result by Shelah states that if $\kappa$ is a singular strong limit cardinal of uncountable cofinality then there is a subset $x$ of $\kappa$ such … Continue reading

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Aspects of singular cofinality

Abstract. We study properties of closure operators of singular cofinality, and introduce several ZFC sufficient and equivalent conditions for the existence of antichain sequences in posets of singular cofinality. We also notice that the Proper Forcing Axiom implies the Milner-Sauer … Continue reading

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On the consistency strength of the Milner-Sauer conjecture

Abstract: In their paper from 1981, Milner and Sauer conjectured that for any poset $\mathbb P$, if $\text{cf}(\mathbb P)$ is a singular cardinal $\lambda$, then $\mathbb P$ must contain an antichain of size $\text{cf}(\lambda)$. The conjecture is consistent and known … Continue reading

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Antichains in partially ordered sets of singular cofinality

Abstract: In their paper from 1981, Milner and Sauer conjectured that for any poset $\mathbb P$, if $\text{cf}(\mathbb P)$ is a singular cardinal $\lambda$, then $\mathbb P$ must contain an antichain of size $\text{cf}(\lambda)$. The main result of of this … Continue reading

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