**Introduction to Type Theory**

by Herman Geuvers

**Publisher**: Radboud University Nijmegen 2011**Number of pages**: 57

**Description**:

The author gives an introductory overview of type theory for PhD students. He focuses on the use of type theory for compile-time checking of functional programs and on the use of types in proof assistants (theorem provers).

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