Random gaps under CH

Author:
James Hirschorn

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **356** (2004), 1281-1290

MSC (2000):
Primary 03E05; Secondary 03E40, 03E50, 28E15

Published electronically:
November 25, 2003

MathSciNet review:
2034309

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Abstract: It is proved that if the Continuum Hypothesis is true, then one random real always produces a destructible gap.

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**James Hirschorn**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Address at time of publication:
Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, Apartat 50, E-08193 Bellaterra, Spain

Email:
jhirschorn@crm.es, James.Hirschorn@logic.univie.ac.at

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-03-03380-4

Keywords:
Gap,
destructible gap,
random real,
Continuum Hypothesis

Received by editor(s):
October 1, 2001

Published electronically:
November 25, 2003

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