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Model Theory Seminar
Will Boney
Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Tameness and Large Cardinals, part 3

Abstract: Tameness is a property of AECs isolated by Grossberg and Van Dieren that has proved very useful, especially in proving Shelah's Categoricity Conjecture. In these talks, we show that large amounts of tameness follow directly from different large cardinals, specifically strongly compact, measureable, and weakly compact. We will present a variety of proofs, showcasing how different large cardinal properties (ultrafilters, elementary embeddings, and indescribability) can be used model theoretically.

Date: Monday, October 1, 2012
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Submitted by:  Grossberg