NERDS: New England Recursion & Definability SeminarSunday, March 30, 20142:00 pmAcademic Center, Room 113, Olin College

# Quasiminimality and computability

## Jesse Johnson

### Westfield State University

We briefly define computability on uncountable domains via Σ_{1}-recursion, with an emphasis on ω_{1}-computability. We will then apply this notion of uncountable computability to quasiminimal excellent classes. We will concentrate on the pseudo-exponential fields and the topological group covers of the complex numbers. We show that the group covers are relatively ω_{1}-computably categorical while the pseudo-exponential fields are not even ω_{1}-computably categorical.

Academic Center, Room 113, Olin College, Needham, MA. Directions to Olin College are available here.

Jesse Johnson received his Ph.D. from Notre Dame University in 2013, under the supervision of Prof. Julia Knight, and is now an Assistant Professor at Westfield State University in Westfield, MA.

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on March 14th, 2014