Introduction to Set Theory
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Introduction to Set TheoryAn introductory course from the School of Mathematics |
This course aims to provide a thorough introduction to the subject of set theory. We will cover the following: Set-theoretical paradoxes and means of avoiding them. Sets, relations, functions, order and well-order. Proof by transfinite induction and definitions by transfinite recursion. Cardinal and ordinal numbers and their arithmetic. Construction of the real numbers. Axiom of choice and its consequences. Course requirements[edit | edit source]The following knowledge is required or desirable on commencement of study of this course:
Course outline[edit | edit source]This is an approximate depiction of the course:
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