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Yorck Sommerhäuser
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Set Theory
 Winter semester 2017
 Course: MATH 3300
 Course record number: 77061
 Instructor: Y. Sommerhäuser
 Schedule:
 Time: Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am10:50 am
 Room: C 3055
 Start date: The course will begin on Monday, January 9, 2017. The lecture of Friday, January 6 will be postponed to a later date.
 Office hours of Y. Sommerhäuser: Mon, Fri 1:00 pm3:00 pm and by appointment
 Textbook: P. R. Halmos: Naive Set Theory, Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer, Berlin, 1974
 Outline: The course covers the entire material contained in the textbook. Important topics are relations and functions, equivalence relations and orderings, the Peano axioms, the axiom of choice, Zorn's lemma, the wellordering theorem, ordinal and cardinal numbers, countability, the SchröderBernstein theorem, and Cantor's theorem.
 Exams: There will be a midterm exam and a comprehensive final exam. The midterm exam takes place on Wednesday, March 1. The final exam takes place on Tuesday, April 11, from 9:00 am to 12:00 m in SN 4040.
 Homework: Beginning Monday, January 16, a weekly exercise sheet will be handed out. This has to be submitted in class on the following Monday. There will be no exercise sheet during the week of the midterm exam and no exercise sheets during the last two weeks of the semester. In addition, a reading assignment from the textbook will be given in every lecture.
 Prerequisite: MATH 2320 (Discrete Mathematics)
 Examination criteria: The final mark will be computed using the following weights.
 Homework: 20 percent
 Midterm exam: 30 percent
 Final exam: 50 percent
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Last modified: September 4, 2017
