skip to content
 

The Hurewicz dichotomy for generalized Baire spaces

Presented by: 
P Schlicht Universität Bonn
Date: 
Monday 24th August 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
By classical results of Hurewicz, Kechris and Saint-Raymond, an analytic subset of a Polish space X is covered by a Ksigma subset of X if and only if it does not contain a closed-in-X subset homeomorphic to the Baire space omega^omega. We consider the analogous statement (which we call Hurewicz dichotomy) for Sigma11 subsets of the generalized Baire space kappa^kappa for a given uncountable cardinal kappa with kappa=kappa^(<kappa), and show how to force it to be true in a cardinal and cofinality preserving extension of the ground model. Moreover, we show that if the GCH holds, then there is a cardinal preserving class forcing extension in which the Hurewicz dichotomy for Sigma11 subsets of kappa^kappa holds at all uncountable regular cardinals kappa, while strongly unfoldable and supercompact cardinals are preserved. On the other hand, in the constructible universe L the dichotomy for Sigma11 sets fails at all uncountable regular cardinals, and the same happens in any generic extension obtained by adding a Cohen real to a model of GCH. This is joint work with Philipp Lücke and Luca Motto Ros.
The video for this talk should appear here if JavaScript is enabled.
If it doesn't, something may have gone wrong with our embedded player.
We'll get it fixed as soon as possible.
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons