Journal of Symbolic Logic

Turing computable embeddings

Julia F. Knight, Sara Miller, and M. Vanden Boom

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Abstract

In [3], two different effective versions of Borel embedding are defined. The first, called computable embedding, is based on uniform enumeration reducibility, while the second, called Turing computable embedding, is based on uniform Turing reducibility. While [3] focused mainly on computable embeddings, the present paper considers Turing computable embeddings. Although the two notions are not equivalent, we can show that they behave alike on the mathematically interesting classes chosen for investigation in [3]. We give a “Pull-back Theorem”, saying that if Φ is a Turing computable embedding of K into K’, then for any computable infinitary sentence φ in the language of K’, we can find a computable infinitary sentence φ* in the language of K such that for all 𝒜∈ K, 𝒜⊨φ* iff Φ(𝒜)⊨φ, and φ* has the same “complexity” as φ (i.e., if φ is computable Σα, or computable Πα, for α ≥ 1, then so is φ*). The Pull-back Theorem is useful in proving non-embeddability, and it has other applications as well.

Article information

Source
J. Symbolic Logic Volume 72, Issue 3 (2007), 901-918.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 2 October 2007

Permanent link to this document
http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jsl/1191333847

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.2178/jsl/1191333847

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2354906

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1123.03026

Citation

Knight, Julia F.; Miller, Sara; Vanden Boom, M. Turing computable embeddings. J. Symbolic Logic 72 (2007), no. 3, 901--918. doi:10.2178/jsl/1191333847. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jsl/1191333847.


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