Monthly Archives: January 2012

An incompleteness theorem for βn models

My first paper was “An incompleteness theorem for $\beta_n$ models” with Stephen Simpson [1]. It’s a short paper, but the idea is very pretty. We know that the incompleteness theorem implies there are strange models of arithmetic, but these models … Continue reading

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AMS/ASL Special Session on Alan Turing

I arrived home yesterday from the 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston, where I was a co-organizer of the AMS/ASL Special Session on the Life and Legacy of Alan Turing. The talks were wonderful, and the session went very smoothly, … Continue reading

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