Lectures on Infinitary Model Theory

Lectures on Infinitary Model Theory

by David Marker


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107181939
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/27/2016
Series: Lecture Notes in Logic , #46
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

David Marker is LAS Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the University of Illinois, Chicago, and a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. His main area of research is model theory and its connections to algebra, geometry and descriptive set theory. His book, Model Theory: An Introduction, is one of the most frequently used graduate texts in the subject and was awarded the Shoenfield Prize for expository writing by the Association for Symbolic Logic.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Classical Results in Infinitary Model Theory: 1. Infinitary languages; 2. Back and forth; 3. The space of countable models; 4. The model existence theorem; 5. Hanf numbers and indiscernibles; Part II. Building Uncountable Models: 6. Elementary chains; 7. Vaught counterexamples; 8. Quasinimal excellence; Part III. Effective Considerations: 9. Effective descriptive set theory; 10. Hyperarithmetic sets; 11. Effective aspects of Lω1,ω; 12. Spectra of Vaught counterexamples; Appendix A. N1-free abelian groups; Appendix B. Admissibility; References; Index.

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