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Pure Maths Colloquium: Ubiquity and uniqueness: everyday mathematics from a model-theoretic perspective

Presented by Alexandre Borovik, University of Manchester (UK)

15 March 2010 16:15 in CM 107

Most of mathematics deals with a surprisingly limited range of ``canonical'' objects, like, say, the field of complex numbers. In many cases, model theory provide a technical explanations why this is happening, with serious implications for mathematics as a whole. In my talk, I'll try to outline some of these results and ideas.

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