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• Constructible universe — Gödel universe redirects here. For Kurt Gödel s cosmological solution to the Einstein field equations, see Gödel metric. In mathematics, the constructible universe (or Gödel s constructible universe), denoted L, is a particular class of sets… …   Wikipedia

• First-class object — In computing, a first class object (also value, entity, and citizen), in the context of a particular programming language, is an entity which can be used in programs without restriction (when compared to other kinds of objects in the same… …   Wikipedia

• Time hierarchy theorem — In computational complexity theory, the time hierarchy theorems are important statements about time bounded computation on Turing machines. Informally, these theorems say that given more time, a Turing machine can solve more problems. For example …   Wikipedia

• Absoluteness (mathematical logic) — In mathematical logic, a formula is said to be absolute if it has the same truth value in each of some class of structures (also called models). Theorems about absoluteness typically show that each of a large syntactic class of formulas is… …   Wikipedia

• Space hierarchy theorem — In computational complexity theory, the space hierarchy theorems are separation results that show that both deterministic and nondeterministic machines can solve more problems in (asymptotically) more space, subject to certain conditions. For… …   Wikipedia

• List of mathematics articles (C) — NOTOC C C closed subgroup C minimal theory C normal subgroup C number C semiring C space C symmetry C* algebra C0 semigroup CA group Cabal (set theory) Cabibbo Kobayashi Maskawa matrix Cabinet projection Cable knot Cabri Geometry Cabtaxi number… …   Wikipedia

• Field (mathematics) — This article is about fields in algebra. For fields in geometry, see Vector field. For other uses, see Field (disambiguation). In abstract algebra, a field is a commutative ring whose nonzero elements form a group under multiplication. As such it …   Wikipedia

• Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory — Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory, with the axiom of choice, commonly abbreviated ZFC, is the standard form of axiomatic set theory and as such is the most common foundation of mathematics.ZFC consists of a single primitive ontological notion, that of… …   Wikipedia

• mathematics — /math euh mat iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. 2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mathematical procedures,… …   Universalium

• Model theory — This article is about the mathematical discipline. For the informal notion in other parts of mathematics and science, see Mathematical model. In mathematics, model theory is the study of (classes of) mathematical structures (e.g. groups, fields,… …   Wikipedia

• Minimal model (set theory) — In set theory, a minimal model is a minimal standard model of ZFC. Minimal models were introduced by (Shepherdson 1951, 1952, 1953). The existence of a minimal model cannot be proved in ZFC, even assuming that ZFC is consistent, but follows… …   Wikipedia