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Category theory

Author: Steve Awodey
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford logic guides, 49.
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, 1959-
Category theory.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010483708
(OCoLC)506248707
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Awodey
ISBN: 9780191553240 0191553247
OCLC Number: 740446073
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 311 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface ; 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 Algrebras ; References ; Solutions to Selected Exercises ; Index
Series Title: Oxford logic guides, 49.
Responsibility: Steve Awodey.

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A comprehensive reference to category theory for students and researchers in mathematics, computer science, logic, cognitive science, linguistics, and philosophy. Useful for self-study and as a  Read more...

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