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Douglas Blue
Scott Cramer
Liuzhen Wu
Nam Trang
Daisuke Ikegami
Xianghui Shi
Vincenzo Dimonte
Joseph Van Name
Tony Martin
Alexander Kechris
Joan Bagaria
Laura Fontanella
Paul McKenney
Kaethe Minden
Kameryn Williams
Paul Larson
Sheila Miller
Ronald Jensen
Steve Homer
Juliette Kennedy
David Schrittesser
W Hugh Woodin
Gunter Fuchs
Arthur Apter
Menachem Magidor
Charles Parsons
Jouko Väänänen
Ralf Schindler
Rehana Patel
Nate Ackerman
John Steel
George Kafkoulis
Ilijas Farah
Martin Zeman
Assaf Peretz
Grigor Sargsyan
Akihiro Kanamori
Trevor Wilson
Maryanthe Malliaris
Hossein Lamei Ramandi
Philip Welch
H Garth Dales
Derrick DuBose
Gabriel Goldberg
Joel David Hamkins
Ted Slaman
Jacob Davis
Doug Hoffman
Joshua Reagan
Matthew Foreman
Zeynep Soysal
Daniel Rodríguez
Peter Koellner

(On behalf of all the editors of the volume, thanks to Benedikt Löwe, Iian Smythe, Miha Habič, Joel David Hamkins, Asaf Karagila, Yizheng Zhu, and Derrick DuBose.)

Here are a few more:
– Nate Ackerman’s face is visible next to Ralf Schindler.
– Maryanthe Malliaris is between Grigor and me.
– Kaethe Minden is in front between Martin and Woodin.
– Jacob Davis is in front in red coat.
– Joseph van Name is in red shirt in front of Joan Bagaria.

Matt Foreman to the right of Derrick DuBose, Hossein Lamei Ramandi (I think) to the left behind Philip Welch, George Kafkoulis (I think) behind Ilijas Farah, Paul McKenney in green windbreaker at back behind Laure Fontanella,

[…] This book contains the proceedings of the conference in honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th birthday, that I previously discussed on this blog (here, here, and here). […]

Perhaps the following may clarify the comments: for any ordinal $\delta$, there is a Boolean-valued extension of the universe of sets where $2^{\aleph_0}>\aleph_\delta$ holds. If you rather talk of models than Boolean-valued extensions, what this says is that we can force while preserving all ordinals, and in fact all initial ordinals, and make the contin […]

I do not know of any active set theorists who think large cardinals are inconsistent. At least, within the realm of cardinals we have seriously studied. [Reinhardt suggested an ultimate axiom of the form "there is a non-trivial elementary embedding $j:V\to V$". Though some serious set theorists found it of possible interest immediately following it […]

There is a fantastic (and not too well-known) result of Shelah stating that $L({\mathcal P}(\lambda))$ is a model of choice whenever $\lambda$ is a singular strong limit of uncountable cofinality. This is a consequence of a more general theorem that can be found in 4.6/6.7 of "Set Theory without choice: not everything on cofinality is possible", Ar […]

In set theory, definitely the notion of a Woodin cardinal. First, it is not an entirely straightforward notion to guess. Significant large cardinals were up to that point defined as critical points of certain elementary embeddings. This is not the case here: Woodin cardinals need not be measurable. If $\kappa$ is Woodin, then $V_\kappa$ is a model of set the […]

The first example that came to mind was MR0270881 (42 #5764) van der Waerden, B. L. How the proof of Baudet's conjecture was found. 1971 Studies in Pure Mathematics (Presented to Richard Rado) pp. 251–260 Academic Press, London. There, van der Waerden describes some of the history as well as his proof of his well-known theorem. Another example: MR224589 […]

Yes, it is consistent to have such cardinals. In fact, it is consistent relative to an inaccessible cardinal that $\omega\to(\omega)^\omega_2$. This is a famous result of Mathias, in MR0491197 (58 #10462). Mathias, A. R. D. Happy families. Ann. Math. Logic 12 (1977), no. 1, 59–111. (It is still open whether the inaccessible cardinal is required.) The result […]

The inductive definition of forcing (by complexity of formulas) gives in particular that $p$ forces $\lnot\psi$ if and only if no extension of $p$ forces $\psi$. That is exactly what is being claimed. As for why this general fact about forcing of negations holds, it is either immediate from the fact that a statement holds in a generic extension if and only i […]

The principle $\lozenge$ (diamond) is in a sense the right set-theoretic version of the continuum hypothesis, as it presents it instead as a reflection principle. Formally, it asserts that there is a diamond sequence, that is, a sequence $(A_\alpha:\alpha

Unfortunately, Maddy is being imprecise in her use of terminology and the surrounding explanation. The mention of Borel in page 496 is a good hint that the notion she is discussing is that of being strong measure zero, as suggested in the comments. A set of reals is (or has) measure zero if and only if for any $\epsilon>0$ it can be covered by countably m […]

Note that $\alpha\mapsto\|c_\alpha^\lambda\|_S$ is strictly increasing (trivially): After all, $$\{\delta\in S\mid c_\beta^\lambda(\delta)\ge c_\alpha^\lambda(\delta)\}=\{\delta\in S\mid\beta\ge \alpha\}=\emptyset$$ if $\beta

There are 53 people in the picture.

Roughly from left to right,

Douglas Blue

Scott Cramer

Liuzhen Wu

Nam Trang

Daisuke Ikegami

Xianghui Shi

Vincenzo Dimonte

Joseph Van Name

Tony Martin

Alexander Kechris

Joan Bagaria

Laura Fontanella

Paul McKenney

Kaethe Minden

Kameryn Williams

Paul Larson

Sheila Miller

Ronald Jensen

Steve Homer

Juliette Kennedy

David Schrittesser

W Hugh Woodin

Gunter Fuchs

Arthur Apter

Menachem Magidor

Charles Parsons

Jouko Väänänen

Ralf Schindler

Rehana Patel

Nate Ackerman

John Steel

George Kafkoulis

Ilijas Farah

Martin Zeman

Assaf Peretz

Grigor Sargsyan

Akihiro Kanamori

Trevor Wilson

Maryanthe Malliaris

Hossein Lamei Ramandi

Philip Welch

H Garth Dales

Derrick DuBose

Gabriel Goldberg

Joel David Hamkins

Ted Slaman

Jacob Davis

Doug Hoffman

Joshua Reagan

Matthew Foreman

Zeynep Soysal

Daniel Rodríguez

Peter Koellner

(On behalf of all the editors of the volume, thanks to Benedikt Löwe, Iian Smythe, Miha Habič, Joel David Hamkins, Asaf Karagila, Yizheng Zhu, and Derrick DuBose.)

Some more:

– Douglas Blue (top left corner)

– Hossein Ramandi (back row, between Trevor Wilson and Phillip Welch)

– Matt Foreman (far right)

Thank you, Miha!

Here are a few more:

– Nate Ackerman’s face is visible next to Ralf Schindler.

– Maryanthe Malliaris is between Grigor and me.

– Kaethe Minden is in front between Martin and Woodin.

– Jacob Davis is in front in red coat.

– Joseph van Name is in red shirt in front of Joan Bagaria.

Behind Nate might be (partial forehead view only) Rehana Patel?

Matt Foreman to the right of Derrick DuBose, Hossein Lamei Ramandi (I think) to the left behind Philip Welch, George Kafkoulis (I think) behind Ilijas Farah, Paul McKenney in green windbreaker at back behind Laure Fontanella,

Thank you, James.

Sorry, it seems it should be Joseph Van Name, with a capital V. (And also I usually go by my full name.)

Thanks, Joel! We are almost done; I think that, barring mistakes and typos, there are only 4 spots pending.

Can you point out the locations of the missing names?

Joel, I added descriptions at the beginning of the list.

The man behind Nam and in front of Daisuke is Liuzhen Wu. Xianghui Shi is misspelled.

Thank you, Yizheng.

Are we sure the last two are not set theorists from the future, that traveled back in time to attend this meeting?

Success!

[…] This book contains the proceedings of the conference in honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th birthday, that I previously discussed on this blog (here, here, and here). […]