**Category Theory for Scientists**

by David I. Spivak

**Publisher**: arXiv 2013**Number of pages**: 261

**Description**:

There are many books designed to introduce category theory to either a mathematical audience or a computer science audience. In this book, our audience is the broader scientific community. We attempt to show that category theory can be applied throughout the sciences as a framework for modeling phenomena and communicating results. In order to target the scientific audience, this book is example-based rather than proof-based.

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