Seminar

Monday, 11 February 2019, Sala Verde.
Both talks have been recorded.

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15:30

Takako Nemoto (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Systems for constructive reverse mathematics
abstract

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17:00

Peter Arndt (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)

Ranges of functors and elementary classes via topos theory

Given first order theories S,T and a functor F:Mod(S) –>Mod(T) between their categories of models, one can ask whether objects in the range of F satisfy first-order sentences other than those of T, and whether the essential image of F is an elementary class. Under certain conditions on F we can give criteria for this for so-called k-geometric first-order sentences and k-geometric elementary classes.

These criteria are obtained by considering classifying toposes associated to S and T, such that F is induced by a geometric morphism between them, and then factorizing this geometric morphism appropriately. The involved notions will be explained and examples will be given.