# Model Theory II

# Math 507

# Spring 2017

Course Meeting:

Call Number:

Instructor: David Marker

Office: 404 SEO/ 312 SEO

Office Hours: TBA

phone: (312) 996-3069

e-mail: marker@math.uic.edu

course webpage:
http://www.math.uic.edu/~marker/math507-S17

### Description

The two main topics discussed in the course will be the model theory of omega-stable groups and
the geometry of strongly minimal sets. Additional topics will be chosen as time permits.

Here is a detailed syllabus
### Texts

- D. Marker,
* Model Theory: An Introduction*, Springer, 2002.
- K. Tent and M. Ziegler,
* A Course in Model Theory *, Cambridge 2012.

### References

I hope to cover chapters 7 and 8 from my book , much of the material from chapters 7--9 of Tent--Ziegler and some of the basic material from Simon.
### Prerequisites

Math 506 Model Theory I or a comparable course.
### Grading

I will keep a running list of problems. At several points in the course I will ask you to turn in a number of problems. You may work together on homework problems (and I encourage you to do so), but when you turn in the problem you should acknowledge that you have worked together.
### Handouts

### Exercises

- Turn in 5 Exercises by Tuesday January 31.
- Turn in 5 additional exercises by Tuesday February 14.
- Turn in 5 additional exercises by Tuesday March 7.