Categories and Homological Algebra
by Pierre Schapira
Publisher: UPMC 2011
Number of pages: 125
The aim of these notes is to introduce the reader to the language of categories and to present the basic notions of homological algebra, first from an elementary point of view, with the notion of derived functors, next with a more sophisticated approach, with the introduction of triangulated and derived categories.
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by Peter Freyd - Harper and Row
From the table of contents: Fundamentals (Contravariant functors and dual categories); Fundamentals of Abelian categories; Special functors and subcategories; Metatheorems; Functor categories; Injective envelopes; Embedding theorems.
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The aim of this book is to develop the theory of Banach operator ideals and metric tensor products along categorical lines: these two classes of mathematical objects are endofunctors on the category Ban of all Banach spaces in a natural way.
by A. Schalk, H. Simmons - Manchester University
Notes for a course offered as part of the MSc. in Mathematical Logic. From the table of contents: Development and exercises; Functors and natural transformations; Limits and colimits, a universal solution; Cartesian closed categories.
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