Descriptive Set Theory
by David Marker
Publisher: University of Illinois at Chicago 2002
Number of pages: 105
These are informal notes for a course in Descriptive Set Theory given at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Fall 2002. While I hope to give a fairly broad survey of the subject we will be concentrating on problems about group actions, particularly those motivated by Vaught's conjecture.
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