Morozov, Andrei and Korovina, Margarita
(2008)
*On $\Sigma$-representability of countable structures
over real numbers, complex numbers and quaternions.*
Algebra and Logic, 47 (3).
pp. 335-363.
ISSN 0002-5232

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## Abstract

We study Σ-definability of countable models over hereditarily finite superstructures over the field ℝ of reals, the field ℂ of complex numbers, and over the skew field ℍ of quaternions. In particular, it is shown that each at most countable structure of a finite signature, which is Σ-definable over HF(ℝ) with at most countable equivalence classes and without parameters, has a computable isomorphic copy. Moreover, if we lift the requirement on the cardinalities of the classes in a definition then such a model can have an arbitrary hyperarithmetical complexity, but it will be hyperarithmetical in any case. Also it is proved that any countable structure Σ-definable over HF(ℂ), possibly with parameters, has a computable isomorphic copy and that being Σ-definable over HF(H) is equivalent to being Σ-definable over HF(ℝ).

Item Type: | Article |
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Uncontrolled Keywords: | CICADA, countable model,computable model, $\Sigma$-definability |

Subjects: | MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 03 Mathematical logic and foundations MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 68 Computer science |

Depositing User: | Dr Margarita Korovina |

Date Deposited: | 08 Jan 2010 |

Last Modified: | 20 Oct 2017 14:12 |

URI: | https://eprints.maths.manchester.ac.uk/id/eprint/1382 |

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