An Introduction to Good Old Fashioned Model Theory
by Harold Simmons
Publisher: The University of Manchester 2004
Number of pages: 180
Following topics are 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; Atomic structures and sufficiently saturated structures; The splitting technique and N0-categoricity.
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