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Conceptual Mathematics

Conceptual Mathematics Author F. William Lawvere
ISBN-10 9781139643962
Release 2009-07-30
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In the last 60 years, the use of the notion of category has led to a remarkable unification and simplification of mathematics. Conceptual Mathematics introduces this tool for the learning, development, and use of mathematics, to beginning students and also to practising mathematical scientists. This book provides a skeleton key that makes explicit some concepts and procedures that are common to all branches of pure and applied mathematics. The treatment does not presuppose knowledge of specific fields, but rather develops, from basic definitions, such elementary categories as discrete dynamical systems and directed graphs; the fundamental ideas are then illuminated by examples in these categories. This second edition provides links with more advanced topics of possible study. In the new appendices and annotated bibliography the reader will find concise introductions to adjoint functors and geometrical structures, as well as sketches of relevant historical developments.



Conceptual Mathematics

Conceptual Mathematics Author F. William Lawvere
ISBN-10 9780521894852
Release 2009-07-30
Pages 390
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In the last 60 years, the use of the notion of category has led to a remarkable unification and simplification of mathematics. Conceptual Mathematics introduces this tool for the learning, development, and use of mathematics, to beginning students and also to practising mathematical scientists. This book provides a skeleton key that makes explicit some concepts and procedures that are common to all branches of pure and applied mathematics. The treatment does not presuppose knowledge of specific fields, but rather develops, from basic definitions, such elementary categories as discrete dynamical systems and directed graphs; the fundamental ideas are then illuminated by examples in these categories. This second edition provides links with more advanced topics of possible study. In the new appendices and annotated bibliography the reader will find concise introductions to adjoint functors and geometrical structures, as well as sketches of relevant historical developments.



Conceptual Mathematics

Conceptual Mathematics Author F. William Lawvere
ISBN-10 0521478170
Release 1997-10-09
Pages 358
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This is an introduction to thinking about elementary mathematics from a categorial point of view. The goal is to explore the consequences of a new and fundamental insight about the nature of mathematics.



Sets for Mathematics

Sets for Mathematics Author F. William Lawvere
ISBN-10 0521010608
Release 2003-01-27
Pages 261
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In this book, first published in 2003, categorical algebra is used to build a foundation for the study of geometry, analysis, and algebra.



Conceptual Mathematics A First Introduction to Categories

Conceptual Mathematics  A First Introduction to Categories Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781467243841
Release 2016-10-16
Pages 23
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Outlines and Highlights for Conceptual Mathematics

Outlines and Highlights for Conceptual Mathematics Author Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN-10 1616980893
Release 2010-12
Pages 108
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Category Theory

Category Theory Author Steve Awodey
ISBN-10 9780191612558
Release 2010-06-17
Pages 328
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Category theory is a branch of abstract algebra with incredibly diverse applications. This text and reference book is aimed not only at mathematicians, but also researchers and students of computer science, logic, linguistics, cognitive science, philosophy, and any of the other fields in which the ideas are being applied. Containing clear definitions of the essential concepts, illuminated with numerous accessible examples, and providing full proofs of all important propositions and theorems, this book aims to make the basic ideas, theorems, and methods of category theory understandable to this broad readership. Although assuming few mathematical pre-requisites, the standard of mathematical rigour is not compromised. The material covered includes the standard core of categories; functors; natural transformations; equivalence; limits and colimits; functor categories; representables; Yoneda's lemma; adjoints; monads. An extra topic of cartesian closed categories and the lambda-calculus is also provided - a must for computer scientists, logicians and linguists! This Second Edition contains numerous revisions to the original text, including expanding the exposition, revising and elaborating the proofs, providing additional diagrams, correcting typographical errors and, finally, adding an entirely new section on monoidal categories. Nearly a hundred new exercises have also been added, many with solutions, to make the book more useful as a course text and for self-study.



Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists

Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists Author Benjamin C. Pierce
ISBN-10 0262660717
Release 1991
Pages 100
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Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists provides a straightforward presentationof the basic constructions and terminology of category theory, including limits, functors, naturaltransformations, adjoints, and cartesian closed categories.



Basic Category Theory

Basic Category Theory Author Tom Leinster
ISBN-10 9781107044241
Release 2014-07-24
Pages 190
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A short introduction ideal for students learning category theory for the first time.



An Introduction to Category Theory

An Introduction to Category Theory Author Harold Simmons
ISBN-10 9781139503327
Release 2011-09-22
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Category theory provides a general conceptual framework that has proved fruitful in subjects as diverse as geometry, topology, theoretical computer science and foundational mathematics. Here is a friendly, easy-to-read textbook that explains the fundamentals at a level suitable for newcomers to the subject. Beginning postgraduate mathematicians will find this book an excellent introduction to all of the basics of category theory. It gives the basic definitions; goes through the various associated gadgetry, such as functors, natural transformations, limits and colimits; and then explains adjunctions. The material is slowly developed using many examples and illustrations to illuminate the concepts explained. Over 200 exercises, with solutions available online, help the reader to access the subject and make the book ideal for self-study. It can also be used as a recommended text for a taught introductory course.



Introduction to Higher Order Categorical Logic

Introduction to Higher Order Categorical Logic Author J. Lambek
ISBN-10 0521356539
Release 1988-03-25
Pages 304
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Part I indicates that typed-calculi are a formulation of higher-order logic, and cartesian closed categories are essentially the same. Part II demonstrates that another formulation of higher-order logic is closely related to topos theory.



What is Category Theory

What is Category Theory Author Giandomenico Sica
ISBN-10 9788876990311
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 290
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What is Category Theory has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from What is Category Theory also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full What is Category Theory book for free.



Elementary Categories Elementary Toposes

Elementary Categories  Elementary Toposes Author Colin McLarty
ISBN-10 0191589497
Release 1992-06-04
Pages 278
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The book covers elementary aspects of category theory and topos theory. It has few mathematical prerequisites, and uses categorical methods throughout rather than beginning with set theoretic foundations. It works with key notions such as cartesian closedness, adjunctions, regular categories, and the internal logic of a topos. Full statements and elementary proofs are given for the central theorems, including the fundamental theorem of toposes, the sheafification theorem, and the construction of Grothendieck toposes over any topos as base. Three chapters discuss applications of toposes in detail, namely to sets, to basic differential geometry, and to recursive analysis. - ;Introduction; PART I: CATEGORIES: Rudimentary structures in a category; Products, equalizers, and their duals; Groups; Sub-objects, pullbacks, and limits; Relations; Cartesian closed categories; Product operators and others; PART II: THE CATEGORY OF CATEGORIES: Functors and categories; Natural transformations; Adjunctions; Slice categories; Mathematical foundations; PART III: TOPOSES: Basics; The internal language; A soundness proof for topos logic; From the internal language to the topos; The fundamental theorem; External semantics; Natural number objects; Categories in a topos; Topologies; PART IV: SOME TOPOSES: Sets; Synthetic differential geometry; The effective topos; Relations in regular categories; Further reading; Bibliography; Index. -



Axiomatic Method and Category Theory

Axiomatic Method and Category Theory Author Andrei Rodin
ISBN-10 9783319004044
Release 2013-10-14
Pages 285
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This volume explores the many different meanings of the notion of the axiomatic method, offering an insightful historical and philosophical discussion about how these notions changed over the millennia. The author, a well-known philosopher and historian of mathematics, first examines Euclid, who is considered the father of the axiomatic method, before moving onto Hilbert and Lawvere. He then presents a deep textual analysis of each writer and describes how their ideas are different and even how their ideas progressed over time. Next, the book explores category theory and details how it has revolutionized the notion of the axiomatic method. It considers the question of identity/equality in mathematics as well as examines the received theories of mathematical structuralism. In the end, Rodin presents a hypothetical New Axiomatic Method, which establishes closer relationships between mathematics and physics. Lawvere's axiomatization of topos theory and Voevodsky's axiomatization of higher homotopy theory exemplify a new way of axiomatic theory building, which goes beyond the classical Hilbert-style Axiomatic Method. The new notion of Axiomatic Method that emerges in categorical logic opens new possibilities for using this method in physics and other natural sciences. This volume offers readers a coherent look at the past, present and anticipated future of the Axiomatic Method.



A Panorama of Pure Mathematics As Seen by N Bourbaki

A Panorama of Pure Mathematics  As Seen by N  Bourbaki Author
ISBN-10 0080874134
Release 1982-08-18
Pages 288
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A Panorama of Pure Mathematics, As Seen by N. Bourbaki



Introduction to Formal Languages

Introduction to Formal Languages Author György E. Révész
ISBN-10 9780486169378
Release 2015-03-17
Pages 208
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Covers all areas, including operations on languages, context-sensitive languages, automata, decidability, syntax analysis, derivation languages, and more. Numerous worked examples, problem exercises, and elegant mathematical proofs. 1983 edition.



Category Theory for the Sciences

Category Theory for the Sciences Author David I. Spivak
ISBN-10 9780262320535
Release 2014-10-17
Pages 496
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Category theory was invented in the 1940s to unify and synthesize different areas in mathematics, and it has proven remarkably successful in enabling powerful communication between disparate fields and subfields within mathematics. This book shows that category theory can be useful outside of mathematics as a rigorous, flexible, and coherent modeling language throughout the sciences. Information is inherently dynamic; the same ideas can be organized and reorganized in countless ways, and the ability to translate between such organizational structures is becoming increasingly important in the sciences. Category theory offers a unifying framework for information modeling that can facilitate the translation of knowledge between disciplines. Written in an engaging and straightforward style, and assuming little background in mathematics, the book is rigorous but accessible to non-mathematicians. Using databases as an entry to category theory, it begins with sets and functions, then introduces the reader to notions that are fundamental in mathematics: monoids, groups, orders, and graphs -- categories in disguise. After explaining the "big three" concepts of category theory -- categories, functors, and natural transformations -- the book covers other topics, including limits, colimits, functor categories, sheaves, monads, and operads. The book explains category theory by examples and exercises rather than focusing on theorems and proofs. It includes more than 300 exercises, with solutions. Category Theory for the Sciences is intended to create a bridge between the vast array of mathematical concepts used by mathematicians and the models and frameworks of such scientific disciplines as computation, neuroscience, and physics.