Will Boney: Some Model Theory of Torsion Modules

 Model Theory Seminar
 
Will Boney
 
University of Illinois at Chicago

Title:   Some Model Theory of Torsion Modules

Abstract:   We explore some model theory of torsion modules, first over commutative rings and then specializing to PIDs.  Despite being a nonelementary class, there is a high degree of “compactness” in the guise of tameness and type shortness.  We conclude by looking at some examples of various torsion abelian groups and applying various independence relations proposed for AECs.

Date: Monday, October 6, 2014

Time: 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Location: Wean 8220

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