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Category Theory.

Author: Steve Awodey
Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2010.
Series: Oxford Logic Guides, 52.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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 of the other fields in which the ideas are being applied. Containing clear definitions of the essential concepts, illuminated with numerous accessible  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Awodey, Steve.
Category Theory.
Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Awodey
ISBN: 9780191553240 0191553247
OCLC Number: 735625037
Description: 1 online resource (328 pages).
Contents: Preface to the second edition; Preface; Contents; 1 Categories; 2 Abstract structures; 3 Duality; 4 Groups and categories; 5 Limits and colimits; 6 Exponentials; 7 Naturality; 8 Categories of diagrams; 9 Adjoints; 10 Monads and algebras; Solutions to selected exercises; References; Index.
Series Title: Oxford Logic Guides, 52.

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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 of the other fields in which the ideas are being applied. Containing clear definitions of the essential concepts, illuminated with numerous accessible examples, and providing full proofs of all important propositions andtheorems, this book aims to make the basic ideas, theorems, and methods of category theory understandable to this.

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