2018
Jun
06

# Logic Seminar - Gabriel Conant - "Local NIP group theory and pseudofinite groups"

11:00am to 1:00pm

## Location:

Ross 63

Much of the early development of model theoretic stability theory was motivated by stable groups, which include algebraic groups as guiding examples. Later work of Hrushovski and Pillay showed that many tools from stable group theory can be adapted to the local setting, where one works around a single stable formula rather than a stable theory. More recently, groups definable in NIP theories have been intensively studied, bringing back the importance of measures in model theory. On the other hand, local NIP group theory is not as well understood.