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Higher category theory

Workshop on Higher Category Theory, March 28-30, 1997, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

by Workshop on Higher Category Theory and Physics (1997 Northwestern University)

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

    Subjects:
  • Categories (Mathematics) -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEzra Getzler, Mikhail Kapranov, editors.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesContemporary mathematics,, 230, Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society) ;, v. 230.
    ContributionsGetzler, Ezra, 1962-, Kapranov, M. M. 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA169 .W674 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 134 p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL371455M
    ISBN 100821810561
    LC Control Number98032266

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Mind you, not computer scientists but programmers — engineers rather than scientists. We have to fix those foundations if we want to move forward. An elementary approach to the construction of the de Rham-Witt complex and the proof of its basic properties.

Michor - Marcel Dekker IncThis book is the final outgrowth of a sequence of seminars about functors on categories of Banach spaces held - and several doctoral dissertations.

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Expert Categories for the Working Mathematician - This is the classic book on the subject but the pace is very quick and a wide knowledge of mathematics is required to understand the examples. Category theory was developed rapidly in the subsequent decades. SGA 1 dates from the Higher category theory book of —, and the last in the series, SGA 7, dates from to My optimism is based on several observations.

It is not a primer on higher category theory itself. Simplicially enriched categories[ edit ] Main article: Simplicially enriched category Simplicially enriched categories, or simplicial categories, are categories enriched over simplicial sets.

The fact that category theory has natural transformations is arguably the single feature that makes category theory so important.

Develops a theory of formal groups over commutative ring spectra and discusses various applications, like the construction of elliptic cohomology. Categories form a category as well, with functors as arrows.

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In addition to the sources others have cited, there is a book ``Towards higher categories'' with articles that discuss various aspects of higher category theory and that may give some idea of the why as well as the wherefore.

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