UMMS Affiliation

Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

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Document Type



Mathematical Concepts; Models, Theoretical


Biostatistics | Epidemiology | Health Services Research | Mathematics


In this paper, it is shown that the theory of pseudofinite fields is, with respect to a suitable language, the model completion of the theory of procyclic fields. Also, procyclic fields are characterized as the class of relatively algebraically closed subfields of pseudofinite fields.


Kiefe C and Adler A. Pseudofinite fields, procyclic fields and model-completion. Pacific Journal of Mathematics. 62:305-309, 1976. Link to article on publisher's website

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Pacific Journal of Mathematics



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