Categories and Modules
by Takahiro Kato
Publisher: viXra.org 2015
Number of pages: 323
Modules (also known as profunctors or distributors) and morphisms among them subsume categories and functors and provide more general and abstract framework to explore the theory of structures. In this book we generalize and redevelop the basic notions and results of category theory using this framework of modules.
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by Max Kelly - Cambridge University Press
The book presents a selfcontained account of basic category theory, assuming as prior knowledge only the most elementary categorical concepts. It is designed to supply a connected account of the theory, or at least of a substantial part of it.
by Brendan Fong, David I Spivak - arXiv.org
This book is an invitation to discover advanced topics in category theory through concrete, real-world examples. The tour takes place over seven sketches, such as databases, electric circuits, etc, with the exploration of a categorical structure.
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by Emily Riehl - Dover Publications
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