Theories, sites, toposes : relating and studying mathematical theories through topos-theoretic 'bridges' (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Theories, sites, toposes : relating and studying mathematical theories through topos-theoretic 'bridges'

Author: Olivia Caramello
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
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This book introduces a set of methods and techniques for studying mathematical theories and relating them to each other through the use of Grothendieck toposes.
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Additional Physical Format: Theories, Sites, Toposes : Relating and studying mathematical theories through topos-theoretic 'bridges' / Olivia Caramello.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
978-0-19-181875-2
(ABES)230576141
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olivia Caramello
ISBN: 9780198758914 019875891X
OCLC Number: 1030583985
Description: 1 v. (XII-368 p.) : illustrations, couv. illustrations en coul. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: Topos-theoretic background2: Classifying toposes and the 'bridge' technique3: A duality theorem4: Lattices of theories5: Flat functors and classifying toposes6: Theories of presheaf type: general criteria7: Expansions and faithful interpretations8: Quotients of a theory of presheaf type9: Examples of theories of presheaf type10: Some applications
Responsibility: Olivia Caramello, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria - Como.
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