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In Memoriam: Gregory Hjorth, 1963-2011

Kechris, Alexander S. (2011) In Memoriam: Gregory Hjorth, 1963-2011. Bulletin of Symbolic Logic, 17 (3). pp. 471-477. ISSN 1079-8986. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180816-103208698

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Abstract

Greg Hjorth suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on January 13, 2011 in Melbourne, at the age of 47, due to a heart attack. He was a remarkable person, a chess prodigy who competed internationally at a high level until his early 20s, then devoted himself to the study of philosophy and mathematics and went on to become a leading figure in the field of mathematical logic and its applications.


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Additional Information:© 2011 Association for Symbolic Logic. I am indebted to Jen Davoren and Guy West for their help concerning Greg Hjorth’s school/university days and chess career and to BenMiller and Simon Thomas for many useful comments.
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Official Citation:Kechris, Alexander S. “IN MEMORIAM: GREGORY HJORTH 1963-2011.” The Bulletin of Symbolic Logic, vol. 17, no. 3, 2011, pp. 471–477., JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41228539
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