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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by William Weiss, Cherie D'Mello - University of Toronto
This book provides an introduction to Model Theory which can be used as a text for a reading course or a summer project at the senior undergraduate or graduate level. It is a primer which will give someone a self contained overview of the subject.
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 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 Stephen G. Simpson - The Pennsylvania State University
An important branch of mathematical logic is model theory, the study of first-order theories and the classes of models defined by such theories. This course will include numerous applications of model theory to algebra, especially ordered fields ...