Math
503: Metamathematics II |

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Prerequisites

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Other texts that you might want to consult:

- Mathematical Developments Arising from Hilbert Problems edited by Felix Browder, AMS, 1976.
- Hilbert's Tenth Problem: Relations with Arithmetic and Algebraic Geometry edited by Jan Denef et al., AMS, 2000.
- The Collected Works of Julia Robinson edited by Solomon Feferman, AMS, 1996.

To get an idea about ongoing research on extensions of Hilbert's 10th Problem see Alexandra Shlapentokh's book manuscript Hilbert’s Tenth Problem: Diophantine Classes and Other Extensions to Global Fields, Cambridge University Press, to appear.

See also the Hilbert's 10th Problem web page.

Homework 1 (due February 13)

Homework 2 (due March 10)

Homework 3 (due April 28)

Click
below for biographical information about some of the main actors involved the solution of Hilbert's 10th Problem:

Martin DavisKurt Gödel

David Hilbert

Yuri Matiyasevich

Hilary Putnam

Julia Robinson

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