An Isaac Newton Institute Programme

Model Theory and Applications to Algebra and Analysis

Expressive power of first-order logic for embedded finite models

27th January 2005

Author: Oleg Belegradek (Istanbul Bilgi)

Abstract

I will discuss some questions posed by J.T.Baldwin and M.Benedikt [Trans. AMS 352 (2000)] concerning a relation between expressive power of first-order logic over finite models embedded in a model M and stability-theoretic properties of M.