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Math 223A

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Model theory: Fraisse limits, countably
categorical structures, and infinite
symmetric groups.

Click
here for the course handout in pdf format.
The meeting schedule has been changed to
Ms 12-1 in 6637, 1-2 in 6201, and 1-2 Ws in 6201.

The text is * Oligomorphic Permutation Groups*, by PJ Cameron, LMS
Lecture Note Series, 152, Cambridge, 1990. The text is suggested, but
not required; which is just as well, since it is out of print.
Extracts are available on reserve in the reading room.

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Homework set one.

The
first homework set
discusses atomic models and gives some examples and
non-examples.

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Homework set two.

The
second homework set
discusses saturated models.

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Homework set three.

The
third homework set
discusses homogeneous models and Fraisse's theorem.