• Frank O. Wagner
Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 503)


Groups form an important class of examples of simple theories; both abstractly and in the applications. They also sometimes appear unexpectedly out of general structural considerations in a context where a priori no group was given. Moreover, they are amenable to a more detailed model-theoretic study: due to the homogeneity imposed by the group law, a group in a simple theory often has a more friendly behaviour than a general simple structure.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank O. Wagner
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  1. 1.Institut Girard DesarguesUniversité Claude Bernard (Lyon-1)VilleurbanneFrance

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