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A large cardinal in the constructible universe

In this post, we shall provide a proof of Silver’s theorem that the Erdos caridnal $\kappa(\omega)$ relativizes to Godel’s constructible universe. First, recall some definitions. Given a function $f:[\kappa]^{<\omega}\rightarrow \mu$, we say that $I\subseteq\kappa$ is a set of indiscernibles for … 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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