Forking and dividing in ntp 2 theories

Artem Chernikov*, Itay Kaplan

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We prove that in theories without the tree property of the second kind (which include dependent and simple theories) forking and dividing over models are the same, and in fact over any extension base. As an application we show that dependence is equivalent to bounded non-forking assuming NTP 2.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1-20
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Symbolic Logic
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes


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