In the mathematical discipline of descriptive set theory, a coanalytic set is a set (typically a set of real numbers or more generally a subset of a Polish space) that is the complement of an analytic set (Kechris 1994:87). Coanalytic sets are also referred to as sets (see projective hierarchy).


  • Kechris, Alexander S. (1994), Classical Descriptive Set Theory, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 0-387-94374-9