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Higher Operads, Higher Categories

Higher Operads, Higher Categories
by Tom Leinster

Publisher: arXiv 2003
ISBN/ASIN: 0521532159
ISBN-13: 9780521532150
Number of pages: 410

Higher-dimensional category theory is the study of n-categories, operads, braided monoidal categories, and other such exotic structures. It draws its inspiration from areas as diverse as topology, quantum algebra, mathematical physics, logic, and theoretical computer science. This is the first book on the subject and lays its foundations.

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