Model Theory, Algebra and Geometry
by D. Haskell, A. Pillay, C. Steinhorn
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2000
Number of pages: 227
This book gives the necessary background for understanding both the model theory and the mathematics behind the applications. Aimed at graduate students and researchers, it contains introductory surveys by leading experts covering the whole spectrum of contemporary model theory (stability, simplicity, o-minimality and variations), and introducing and discussing the diverse areas of geometry (algebraic, diophantine, real analytic, p-adic, and rigid) to which the model theory is applied.
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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 David Reid - Smashwords
The skeleton of this book is a science fiction story without the usual mangling of physics. The flesh is composed of non-technical mainstream explanations and examples of the field of mathematics which deals with meaning, called Model Theory.
by C. Ward Henson - University of South Carolina
The purpose of this text is to give a thorough introduction to the methods of model theory for first order logic. Model theory is the branch of logic that deals with mathematical structures and the formal languages they interpret.
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.