Moti Gitik

Mordechai "Moti" Gitik (Hebrew: מרדכי ״מוטי״ גיטיק‎) is a mathematician, working in set theory, who is professor at the Tel-Aviv University. He was an invited speaker at the 2002 International Congresses of Mathematicians, and became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society in 2012.[1]

Moti Gitik
Alma materHebrew University of Jerusalem
AwardsKarp Prize (2013)
Scientific career
FieldsSet theory
InstitutionsTel Aviv University
ThesisAll Uncountable Cardinals can be Singular (1980)
Doctoral advisorsAzriel Levy
Menachem Magidor
Websitemath.tau.ac.il/~gitik/

ResearchEdit

Gitik proved the consistency of "all uncountable cardinals are singular" (a strong negation of the axiom of choice) from the consistency of "there is a proper class of strongly compact cardinals". He further proved the equiconsistency of the following statements:

Selected publicationsEdit

  • Moti Gitik, "The power set function", Proceedings of the ICM, Beijing 2002, vol. 1, 507–513. Also arXiv.

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