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Category Theory and Functional Programming

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Category Theory and Functional Programming
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Publisher: University of St. Andrews
Number of pages: 99

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This text is intended to provide an introduction to Category Theory that ties into Haskell and functional programming as a source of examples and applications. Topics covered: The definition of categories, special objects and morphisms, functors, natural transformation, (co-)limits and special cases of these, adjunctions, freeness and presentations as categorical constructs, monads and Kleisli arrows, recursion with categorical constructs.

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