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# Category Archives: Invited Talks

## 6th European Set Theory Conference, July 2017

I gave a 3-lectures tutorial at the 6th European Set Theory Conference in Budapest, July 2017. Title: Strong colorings and their applications. Abstract. Consider the following questions. Is the product of two $\kappa$-cc partial orders again $\kappa$-cc? Does there exist … Continue reading

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Tagged b-scale, Cohen real, Luzin set, Minimal Walks, Souslin Tree, Square-Brackets Partition Relations
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## ASL North American Meeting, March 2017

I gave a plenary talk at the 2017 ASL North American Meeting in Boise, March 2017. Talk Title: The current state of the Souslin problem. Abstract: Recall that the real line is that unique separable, dense linear ordering with no endpoints in … Continue reading

## MFO workshop in Set Theory, February 2017

I gave an invited talk at the Set Theory workshop in Obwerwolfach, February 2017. Talk Title: Coloring vs. Chromatic. Abstract: In a joint work with Chris Lambie-Hanson, we study the interaction between compactness for the chromatic number (of graphs) and … Continue reading

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Tagged Chromatic number, coloring number, incompactness, stationary reflection
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## Set Theory and its Applications in Topology, September 2016

I gave an invited talk at the Set Theory and its Applications in Topology meeting, Oaxaca, September 11-16, 2016. The talk was on the $\aleph_2$-Souslin problem. If you are interested in seeing the effect of a jet lag, the video is … Continue reading

## P.O.I. Workshop in pure and descriptive set theory, September 2015

I gave an invited talk at the P.O.I Workshop in pure and descriptive set theory, Torino, September 26, 2015. Title: $\aleph_3$-trees. Abstract: We inspect the constructions of four quite different $\aleph_3$-Souslin trees.

## The Apter-Gitik birthday conference, May 2015

I give an invited (blackboard) talk at the Apter-Gitik birthday conference, Carnegie Mellon University, May 30-31 2015. Title: Putting a diamond inside the square. Abstract: By a 35-year-old theorem of Shelah, $\square_\lambda+\diamondsuit(\lambda^+)$ does not imply square-with-built-in-diamond_lambda for regular uncountable cardinals … Continue reading

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## Forcing and its Applications Retrospective Workshop, April 2015

I gave an invited talk at Forcing and its Applications Retrospective Workshop, Toronto, April 1st, 2015. Title: A microscopic approach to Souslin trees constructions Abstract: We present an approach to construct $\kappa$-Souslin trees that is insensitive to the identity of … Continue reading

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Tagged Microscopic Approach, Parameterized proxy principle, Souslin Tree
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## INFTY Final Conference, March 2014

I gave an invited talk at the INFTY Final Conference meeting, Bonn, March 4-7, 2014. [Curiosity: Georg Cantor was born March 3, 1845] Title: Same Graph, Different Universe. Abstract: In a paper from 1998, answering a question of Hajnal, Soukup … Continue reading

## MFO workshop in Set Theory, January 2014

I gave an invited talk at the Set Theory workshop in Obwerwolfach, January 2014. Talk Title: Complicated Colorings. Abstract: If $\lambda,\kappa$ are regular cardinals, $\lambda>\kappa^+$, and $E^{\lambda}_{\ge\kappa}$ admits a nonreflecting stationary set, then $\text{Pr}_1(\lambda,\lambda,\lambda,\kappa)$ holds. Downloads:

## Mathematics Colloquium, Bar-Ilan University, November 2013

I gave a colloquium talk at Bar-Ilan University on November 10, 2013. Title: Forcing as a tool to prove theorems Abstract: Paul Cohen celebrated solution to Hilbert’s first problem showed that the Continuum Hypothesis is independent of the usual axioms of … Continue reading