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Math Careers in math

  1. Aug 22, 2006 #1
    This year I’m going to be a senior and I’m going to start applying to graduate programs soon. I’m a pure math major with a philosophy minor. I really would like to do my grad work in set theory, or become a logician. But the career prospects look grim in these fields. Is this the case or am I worrying about nothing. Also I can’t seem to find a school that offers anything in set theory.
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    I don't know too much about it, but expert systems in computer science make applied use of mathematical logic.
  5. Aug 22, 2006 #4


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    there is at least one ICM talk in the area, by this guy:

    Itay Neeman
    Department of Mathematics
    University of California at Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA* 90095-1555
    Phone: (310) 794 5317
    Fax: (310) 206-6673
    Email: ineeman at math.ucla.edu

    *Courses (2005-06, Spring 2005, Winter 2005, Fall 2004)

    On Leave, at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Wallotstrasse 19, 14193 Berlin, Germany
  6. Aug 22, 2006 #5
    mathwonk, you are my hero
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