Wednesday, October 8, 20144:50 pmModels of PAGC 6300

# The Hales-Jewett Theorem and Applications

## Kerry Ojakian

### Bronx Community College

The Hales-Jewett Theorem has applications in Ramsey Theory, and is also used to prove properties about lattices of elementary substructures. We will prove the Hales-Jewett Theorem and discuss applications.

Kerry Ojakian is a professor of mathematics at the City University of New York (Bronx Community College). He conducts research in logic and combinatorics.