O-minimality and Ax-Schanuel properties

Hermann Weyl Lectures
Topic:O-minimality and Ax-Schanuel properties
Speaker:Jonathan Pila
Affiliation:University of Oxford
Date:Wednesday, October 24
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/Simonyi Hall 101
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/HermanWeyl/2018/1024-JonathanPila

This lecture will describe the historical context and some key properties of o-minimality. It will then describe certain results in functional transcendence, generalizing the classical results on exponentiation due to Ax, and sketch how they can be proved.