Mathematical logic seminar - November 27, 2007

Time: 12:00 - 13:20

Room: Scaife Hall 219

Speaker:     Yimu Yin   
Department of Philosophy
Carnegie Mellon University

Title: Sketch of a research plan II


Hrushovski and Kazhdan's integration theory for valued fields is one of the most important recent developments in the application of model theory to algebra. Their main results involve various homomorphisms between Grothendieck rings. I will describe one of the simplest of these.