Hack, Hack, Who's There? A Gentle Introduction to Model Theory
by David Reid
Publisher: Smashwords 2016
Number of pages: 273
The skeleton of this narrative nonfiction book is a science fiction story without the usual mangling of physics. The flesh is composed of self-contained non-technical mainstream explanations and examples of the field of mathematics which deals with meaning, called Model Theory. Technical terms are avoided, except to occasionally serve as keywords.
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by Harold Simmons - The University of Manchester
Topics covered: Basic ideas of language, satisfaction, and compactness; Some examples of elimination of quantifiers; The diagram technique; Model complete theories, companion theories, existentially closed structures, and various refinements; etc.
by D. Haskell, A. Pillay, C. Steinhorn - Cambridge University Press
The book gives the necessary background for the model theory and the mathematics behind the applications. Aimed at graduate students and researchers, it contains surveys by leading experts covering the whole spectrum of contemporary model theory.
by J. Barwise, S. Feferman - Springer
The subject matter of this book constitutes a merging of several directions in general model theory: cardinality quantifiers; infinitary languages; and, finally, that on generalized quantifiers and abstract characterizations of first-order logic.
by Jan Wolenski - ESSLLI
This text provides the basic information about the metatheory of formal system. It will start with a brief information about propositional calculus and first-order logic. Then, fundamental theorems about elementary logic will be stated and proved.