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“Massoud Pourmahdian”

Tel:  (+98)(21)22290928
Fax:  (+98)(21)22290648

IPM Positions

Resident Researcher, School of Mathematics
Head of School, School of Mathematics
(2009 - Present )

Past IPM Positions

Vice Head, School of Mathematics
(2006 - 2008)
(Untill March )
Associate Researcher, School of Mathematics
(2006 - 2007)

Associate Researcher (non-resident), School of Mathematics
(2005 - 2005)
(From March Until October )

Associate Researcher, School of Mathematics
(2005 - 2006)
(Since October )

Associate Researcher, School of Mathematics
(2004 - 2005)
(Until March )

PostDoctoral Associate, School of Mathematics
(2000 - 2001)

Research Interests

Mathematical Logic, Model Theory, Application of Model Theory on Mathematical Structures

Research Activities

This research programme deals essentially with finding new examples of simple theories using generic structure. It will also investigate general model theoretic properties os such structures and their applications in the classification of analytical structures. First, regarding the connection of generic structures to simple theories, this project will tackle the problem of finding some generalisations for the Independence Theorem Diagrams (ITD). This will lay sufficient ground for finding generic structures which have first order simple theories. Second, this project will seek to find a counterexample for the Stable Forking Conjecture. This will enable us to find a unprecedented simple theories whoes forking geometries are different from those of stable ones. Third, this project intends to probe the quality of the Lascar Strong types with Strong types under any generalisation of the ITD. This will justify the use of non-eliminable hyperimaginary elements, thus providing richer examples of simple theories. Fourth, this project will investigate the logical complexity of the full first order theory of {C>0,<=*}-generic theory and its simplicity. This research programme will also apply generic structures to some mathematical structures. First, using generic structures and stability concepts, we intend to study model theoretic properties of field of complex number with exponentiation. Second, this project shall explore the specific analytic O-minimal expansions of the field of real number using generic structures. This work will enable us to make progress towards understanding model theoretic properties of these analytic structures (using stability method) whose subtle connections with generic structures were first identified by Zilber.

Present Research Project at IPM

Simple Generic Structures

Related Papers

1. M. Pourmahdian (Joint with A. Valizadeh)
Pseudofiniteness in Hrushovski Constructions
Notre Dame J. Formal Logic 61 (2020), 1-10  [abstract]
2. Z. Ghadrenezhad and M. Pourmahdian (Joint with H. Khalilian)
Automorphism groups of generic structures: extreme amenability and amenability
Fund. Math. (Accepted) [abstract]
3. M. Pourmahdian and N. Roshandel Tavana (Joint with S. M. A. Khatami)
From rational Godel logic to ultrametric logic
J. Logic Comput. (Accepted) [abstract]
4. M. Pourmahdian and N. R. Tavana (Joint with F. Didehvar)
Effective metric model theory
Math. Structures Comput. Sci. (2014), DOI: 10.1017/S0960129513000352  [abstract]
5. M. Pourmahdian and N. R. Tavana
Compactness in first-order Godel logics
J. Logic Comput. (2012), DOI 10.1093/logcom/exs037  [abstract]
6. M. Pourmahidan and M. Ali-Akbari
Computational models of certain hyperspace of quasi-metric spaces
LMCS 7 (2011), 1-25  [abstract]
7. S. M. Bagheri and M. Pourmahdian
Omitting types in an intermediate logic
Studia Logica 97 (2011), 319-328  [abstract]
8. M. Pourmahdian (Joint with M. Khani)
On the metrizability of cone metric spaces
Topology Appl. 158 (2011), 190-193  [abstract]
9. M. Pourmahdian (Joint with M. Aliakbari)
Completeness of hyperspaces of compact subsets of quasi-metric spaces
Acta Math. Hungar. 127 (2010), 260-272  [abstract]
10. M. Pourmahdian (Joint with F. Didehvar and K. Ghasemloo)
Effectiveness in RPL, with applications to continuous logic
Ann. Pure Appl. Logic 161 (2010), 709-828  [abstract]
11. M. Pourmahdian (Joint with M. Ali-Akbari and B. Honari)
Any T1 space has a continous poset model
Topology Appl. (Accepted) [abstract]
12. M. Pourmahdian (Joint with M. Ali-Akbari, B. Honari, and M. M. Rezaeii)
The space of formal balls and models of quasi-metric spaces
Math. Structures Comput. Sci. (Accepted) [abstract]
13. S. M. Bagheri and M. Pourmahdian
Elementary amalgamation and joint embedding property for intermediate logics
Log. J. IGPL (Accepted) [abstract]
14. S. M. Bagheri and M. Pourmahdian
Diagram construction in intuitionistic logic
Log. J. IGPL 16 (2006), 889-901  [abstract]
15. M. Pourmahdian (Joint with F. Wagner)
A simple positive Robinson theory with LSTPSTP
Lect. Notes Log. 26 (2006), 270-283  [abstract]
16. M. Pourmahdian
The stable forking conjecture in homogeneous model theory
Log. J. IGPL 12 (2004), 171-180  [abstract]
17. M. Pourmahdian
Simple generic structures
Ann. Pure Appl. Logic 121 (2003), 227-260  [abstract]
18. M. Pourmahdian
The stable forking conjecture and generic structures
Arch. Math. Logic 42 (2003), 415-421  [abstract]
19. M. Pourmahdian
Smooth classes without AC and Robinson theories
J. Symbolic Logic 67 (2002), 1274-1294  [abstract]
20. S.S. Goncharov and M. Pourmahdian
Iterated expansions of models for countable theories and their applications
Algebra and Logic 34 (1995), 346-358  [abstract]
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