An Introduction to Category Theory by Harold Simmons

By Harold Simmons

class idea offers a normal conceptual framework that has proved fruitful in topics as assorted as geometry, topology, theoretical computing device technology and foundational arithmetic. here's a pleasant, easy-to-read textbook that explains the basics at a degree appropriate for rookies to the topic. starting postgraduate mathematicians will locate this e-book an outstanding creation to all the fundamentals of type idea. It provides the fundamental definitions; is going throughout the numerous linked gadgetry, similar to functors, typical changes, limits and colimits; after which explains adjunctions. the fabric is slowly built utilizing many examples and illustrations to light up the recommendations defined. Over two hundred workouts, with suggestions on hand on-line, aid the reader to entry the topic and make the e-book perfect for self-study. it might even be used as a advised textual content for a taught introductory course.

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