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Category theory

Author: Steve Awodey
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford logic guides, 52.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Category theory is a branch of abstract algebra with incredibly diverse applications. This text and reference book is aimed not only at mathematicians but also researchers and students of computer science, logic, linguistics, cognitive science, philosophy, and any other fields in which the ideas are being applied. Containing clear definitions of essential concepts, illuminated with numerous accessible examples, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Awodey
ISBN: 9780199587360 0199587361 9780199237180 0199237182
OCLC Number: 506248707
Description: xv, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Categories --
Abstract structures --
Duality --
Groups and categories --
Limits and colimits --
Exponentials --
Naturality --
Categories of diagrams --
Adjoints --
Monads and algebras.
Series Title: Oxford logic guides, 52.
Responsibility: Steve Awodey.

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