Categories for the Working Mathematician (Graduate Texts in Mathematics #5) (Hardcover)

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This new edition of Categories for the Working Mathematician includes a number of revisions and additions, including two new chapters on topics of active interest. One is on symmetric monoidal categories and braided monoidal categories and the coherence theorems for them. The second describes 2-categories and the higher dimensional categories which have recently come into prominence. The bibliography has also been expanded to cover some of the many other recent advances concerning categories.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780387984032
ISBN-10: 0387984038
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: September 25th, 1998
Pages: 318
Language: English
Series: Graduate Texts in Mathematics