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SEALS 2015

February 28, 2015March 1, 2015

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The South-Eastern Logic Colloquium 2015 will take place during the weekend of February 28/ March 1, 2015, at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. We will also have a colloquium talk on Friday February 27 4pm by Henry Towsner.




Plenary speakers Computability special session Set theory special session
Denis Hirschfeldt: On and around coarse reducibility Katie Brodhead :Reverse mathematics of the Graetzer-Schmidt theorem Dana Bartosova: Partition theorems from the dual Ramsey theorem
Andrew Marks: Uniform Borel reducibility Ellen Chih: Degrees and splitting Clinton Conley : Measurable matchings in acyclic locally countable graphs
Theodore Slaman: On normal numbers Barbara Csima: Degrees of categoricity on a cone Aleksandra Kwiatkowska: Dynamics of the homeomorphism group of the Lelek fan
Quinn Culver: The interplay of classes of algorithmically random objects Paul Larson :Autmomorphisms of P(l)/k for l uncountable
Damir Dzhafarov :Degrees of Mathias generics Jose Mijares Palacios: Local Ramsey theory. An abstract approach
Johanna Franklin: Bases for weak reducibilities Anush Tserunyan: Multiple recurrence, filters, and a Ramsey theorem
Valentina Harizanov: Orbits of maximal vector spaces Linda Brown Westrick: The Dual Ramsey theorem and the property of Baire
Russell Miller: Finitary reducibility on equivalence relations Andy Zucker: The generic point problem and closed subgroups of S infinity
Victor A. Ocasio Gonzalez: Degree spectra and real closed fields Joseph Zielinski: The complexity of the homeomorphism relation between compact metric spaces
Jason Rute: Randomness, Brownian motion, Riesz capacity, and complexity Noah David Schweber: Structures and computability in generic extensions
Rebecca Steiner: Automorphism spectra of size exp(n)-1
Henry Towsner: Computability and stability for the ergodic theorem



Graduate student support.

We will award several grants to graduate students traveling to our conference, sufficient to cover local expenses and defray a good part of the airfare. To apply for the travel grant, please send a brief application letter and a support letter from your advisor to zapletal@math.ufl.edu. Preference will be given to students willing to present a talk in the set theory special session.



The following hotels have been used by the mathematics department without major mishaps in the past:

The Lakeshore Motel, which some of you may have used in the past, fell victim to a bulldozer a couple of years ago.


You can fly to the Gainesville airport and continue to the campus by public bus (limited schedule line 25A or B), taxi, or Uber. You can also fly to other airports (Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa), rent a car and endure the 1.5-2 hour ride. Renting a car with University of Florida is cheap (USD35 a day, the pickup and destination sites do not have to match), but our secretary has to arrange it for you.


Conference fee.

USD 25 payable by check or cash at the check in. The fee is spent on the refreshments–they cannot be purchased from the grant funds under the terms of the grant.

Local information.

A map with the hotels, conference site, restaurants and local attractions is here. On the weekends, parking in front of Little Hall is free and should be plentiful. Use the 13th St. /SW 2nd Ave entrance to campus.


There will be a party at Zapletal’s house at 8pm on Saturday evening. The address is 20600 NW 10th Street, McIntosh FL 32664. The address may be missing in some databases. The coordinates are latitude 29.448916532 and longitude -82.223595320.  The map.The directions: head on US441 south (SW13th Street) for about 15 miles, past the town of Micanopy to the town of Mc Intosh. At the intersection with CR 320 (blinking yellow light above the road ) turn right and the house is the second house on the right. Cell 352-256-5796.

Secretarial contact.

For questions regarding details of reimbursement etc. please contact our office manager Margaret Somers



February 28, 2015
March 1, 2015


Douglas Cenzer, Jean Larson, Christopher Porter, Jindrich Zapletal


University of Florida

Little Hall 358




United States

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