Logo

An Introduction to Category Theory in Four Easy Movements

Small book cover: An Introduction to Category Theory in Four Easy Movements

An Introduction to Category Theory in Four Easy Movements
by

Publisher: Manchester University
Number of pages: 197

Description:
Notes for a course offered as part of the MSc. in Mathematical Logic, Manchester University. From the table of contents: Development and exercises; Functors and natural transformations; Limits and colimits, a universal solution; Cartesian closed categories.

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.2MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Category Theory Lecture NotesCategory Theory Lecture Notes
by - University of Edinburgh
These notes were written for a course in category theory. The course was designed to be self-contained, drawing most of the examples from category theory itself. It was intended for post-graduate students in theoretical computer science.
(7099 views)
Book cover: Category Theory and Functional ProgrammingCategory Theory and Functional Programming
by - University of St. Andrews
An introduction to category theory that ties into Haskell and functional programming as a source of applications. Topics: definition of categories, special objects and morphisms, functors, natural transformation, (co-)limits and special cases, etc.
(7967 views)
Book cover: A Gentle Introduction to Category Theory: the calculational approachA Gentle Introduction to Category Theory: the calculational approach
by - University of Twente
These notes present the important notions from category theory. The intention is to provide a fairly good skill in manipulating with those concepts formally. This text introduces category theory in the calculational style of the proofs.
(13874 views)
Book cover: Combinatorics and Algebra of Tensor CalculusCombinatorics and Algebra of Tensor Calculus
by - arXiv
In this paper, we reveal the combinatorial nature of tensor calculus for strict tensor categories and show that there exists a monad which is described by the coarse-graining of graphs and characterizes the algebraic nature of tensor calculus.
(2700 views)