Journal of Symbolic Logic

On the induction schema for decidable predicates

Lev D. Beklemishev

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Abstract

We study the fragment of Peano arithmetic formalizing the induction principle for the class of decidable predicates, $I\Delta1$. We show that $I\Delta1$ is independent from the set of all true arithmetical $\Pi2$-sentences. Moreover, we establish the connections between this theory and some classes of oracle computable functions with restrictions on the allowed number of queries. We also obtain some conservation and independence results for parameter free and inference rule forms of $\Delta1$-induction.

An open problem formulated by J. Paris (see \cite{CloKra,HP}) is whether $I\Delta1$ proves the corresponding least element principle for decidable predicates, $L\Delta1$ (or, equivalently, the $\Sigma1$-collection principle $B\Sigma1$). We reduce this question to a purely computation-theoretic one.

Article information

Source
J. Symbolic Logic, Volume 68, Issue 1 (2003), 17-34.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 21 February 2003

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jsl/1045861504

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.2178/jsl/1045861504

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR1959310

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1041.03042

Citation

Beklemishev, Lev D. On the induction schema for decidable predicates. J. Symbolic Logic 68 (2003), no. 1, 17--34. doi:10.2178/jsl/1045861504. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jsl/1045861504


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