**Higher Operads, Higher Categories**

by Tom Leinster

**Publisher**: arXiv 2003**ISBN/ASIN**: 0521532159**ISBN-13**: 9780521532150**Number of pages**: 410

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Higher-dimensional category theory is the study of n-categories, operads, braided monoidal categories, and other such exotic structures. It draws its inspiration from areas as diverse as topology, quantum algebra, mathematical physics, logic, and theoretical computer science. This is the first book on the subject and lays its foundations.

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