**Category Theory Lecture Notes**

by Michael Barr, Charles Wells

1999**Number of pages**: 133

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Categories originally arose in mathematics out of the need of a formalism to describe the passage from one type of mathematical structure to another. These notes form a short summary of some major topics in category theory.

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