Category Theory: A Gentle Introduction
by Peter Smith
Publisher: Logic Matters 2016
Number of pages: 283
I hope that what is here may prove useful to others starting to get to grips with category theory. This text is intended to be relatively accessible; in particular, it presupposes rather less mathematical background than some texts on categories.
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by Andrea Asperti, Giuseppe Longo - MIT Press
Here is an introduction to category theory for the working computer scientist. It is a self-contained introduction to general category theory and the mathematical structures that constitute the theoretical background.
by Brendan Fong, David I Spivak - arXiv.org
This book is an invitation to discover advanced topics in category theory through concrete, real-world examples. The tour takes place over seven sketches, such as databases, electric circuits, etc, with the exploration of a categorical structure.
by Tom Leinster - arXiv
This introduction to category theory is for readers with relatively little mathematical background. At its heart is the concept of a universal property, important throughout mathematics. For each new concept a generous supply of examples is provided.
by Max Kelly - Cambridge University Press
The book presents a selfcontained account of basic category theory, assuming as prior knowledge only the most elementary categorical concepts. It is designed to supply a connected account of the theory, or at least of a substantial part of it.