**Category Theory for Computing Science**

by Michael Barr, Charles Wells

**Publisher**: Prentice Hall 1998**ISBN/ASIN**: 0131204866**ISBN-13**: 9780131204867**Number of pages**: 544

**Description**:

This book is a textbook in basic category theory, written specifically to be read by researchers and students in computing science. We expound the constructions we feel are basic to category theory in the context of examples and applications to computing science.

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