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Math 570: Fundamentals of Set Theory

Introduces the basic concepts of Set Theory including: Set-theoretical paradoxes and means of avoiding them, sets, relations, functions, orders and well-orders, proof by transfinite induction and definitions by transfinite recursion, cardinal and ordinal numbers and their arithmetic, construction of the real numbers, the axiom of choice and its consequences.

credits: 
3 (N-A)
semester: 
Fall
prereqs: 
MATH 341, 375, 421 or 521 or graduate or professional standing or member of the Pre-Masters Mathematics (Visiting International) Program

UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706

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