Math 512
Model Theory of Valued Fields

Fall 2018

Instructor: David Marker
Class Meets: MWF 10:00-10:50 ????
Office: 404 SEO
Office Hours: TBA
phone: (312) 996-3069
course webpage:


The valued fields have long been of interest to model theorists. Model theoretic methods have had important applications to number theory and valued fields provide a rich source of examples of model theoretic phenomena. This course will be an introduction to the model theory and algebra of valued fields. The two main areas of focus will be:


The course will be relatively self contained and I will try to keep the model theoretic and algebraic prerequisites to a minimum.


There is no text for the course but I will be preparing lecture notes. There are a number of very useful references. Last Revised: 5/13/18