Friday, March 15, 201312:00 amModel theory seminarKolchin seminar in Differential Algebra

Stability revisited

Philipp Rothmaler

The City University of New York

Philipp Rothmaler

I will discuss an observation Ivo Herzog and I made in the last millennium that yields a purely topological definition of stability of a complete first-order theory in terms of their Stone spaces.

Philipp Rothmaler is a professor of mathematics at the CUNY Graduate Center and at Bronx Community College, working in mathematical logic and especially model theory. He is the author of the highly regarded book, Introduction to Model Theory.