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By Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus, Jörg Flum

This can be a completely revised and enlarged moment variation that provides the most result of descriptive complexity thought, that's, the connections among axiomatizability of sessions of finite buildings and their complexity with recognize to time and area bounds. The logics which are very important during this context comprise fixed-point logics, transitive closure logics, and in addition definite infinitary languages; their version thought is studied in complete element. The booklet is written in this sort of method that the respective elements on version idea and descriptive complexity conception could be learn independently.

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