Yiannis N. Moschovakis
|Yiannis N. Moschovakis|
|Born||Yiannis Nicholas Moschovakis
January 18, 1938
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin–Madison|
|Doctoral advisor||Stephen Kleene|
|Doctoral students||Howard Becker
Alexander S. Kechris
Thomas Mc Cutcheon
Katherine St. John
|Known for||Effective descriptive set theory|
Yiannis Nicholas Moschovakis (Greek: Γιάννης Μοσχοβάκης; born January 18, 1938) is a set theorist, descriptive set theorist, and recursion (computability) theorist, at UCLA. For many years he has split his time between UCLA and University of Athens . His book Descriptive Set Theory (North-Holland) is the primary reference for the subject. He is especially associated with the development of the effective, or lightface, version of descriptive set theory.
- Elementary induction on abstract structures. North-Holland. 1974. 2nd edn. 2008.
- Descriptive set theory. North-Holland. 1980. 2nd edn. 2005. Second edition available online
- Notes on set theory. North-Holland. 1994. 2nd edn. 2005.
- Barwise, K. Jon (1975). "Review: Elementary induction on abstract structures, by Y. Moschovakis". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 81 (6): 1031–1035. doi:10.1090/s0002-9904-1975-13893-6.
- Jech, Thomas (1981). "Review: Descriptive set theory, by Y. Moschovakis". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. (N.S.) 5 (3): 339–349. doi:10.1090/s0273-0979-1981-14952-1.
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