MAGIC009: Category Theory

Course details

Semester

Autumn 2007
Monday, October 8th to Friday, December 14th

Hours

Live lecture hours
10
Recorded lecture hours
0
Total advised study hours
0

Timetable

Wednesdays
11:05 - 11:55

Announcements

The start of this course may or may not need to be delayed until the Manchester MAGIC room is ready. This will be confirmed shortly.

Description

Prerequisites

No prerequisites information is available yet.

Syllabus

  • Categories: basic definitions and examples from algebra, logic, set theory, and topology, plus pointed cases, ...
  • Functors: many examples in the above contexts.
  • Natural transformations: further examples as above.
  • Adjunctions: theory, plus a detailed discussion of examples such as function set and product in sets, loop and suspension in pointed spaces, ...
The notes accompanying the course will contain additional examples of a non-superficial kind to illustrate these notions. The lectures will deal with those examples which best suit the interests of the audience.

Lecturer

  • HS

    Dr Harold Simmons

    University
    University of Manchester

Bibliography

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Assessment

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