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Mathematical applications of category theory

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Published by American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Categories (Mathematics) -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.W. Gray, editor.
    SeriesContemporary mathematics,, v. 30, Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society) ;, v. 30.
    ContributionsGray, John W. 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA169 .A47 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 307 p. ;
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2847236M
    ISBN 100821850326
    LC Control Number84009371


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This list may not reflect recent changes ().(previous page) (). Avoiding the complicated, fully fledged notion of a Grothendieck topos, whose very formulation presupposes a good deal of mathematical experience, this book introduces topos theory through presheaf toposes, i.e., readily visualizable categories whose objects result from glueing simpler ones, the "generic figures".

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Most books and papers don't explain this. Mac Lane's book Categories for the Working Mathematici. Category theory is beautiful naturally, so we felt like the most important thing for inspiring people was to emphasize its importance. Category theory has a history of being applied in mathematics itself.

It helps structure many subdisciplines of math, and allows these subdisciplines to communicate with each other in a shared language.