Minimal Structure

Some articles on minimal structure, structure, minimal:

Strongly Minimal Theory
... branch of mathematical logic—a minimal structure is an infinite one-sorted structure such that every subset of its domain that is definable with ... A strongly minimal theory is a complete theory all models of which are minimal ... A strongly minimal structure is a structure whose theory is strongly minimal ...

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