by C. Ward Henson
Publisher: University of South Carolina 2010
Number of pages: 122
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.
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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 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.
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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.