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Introduction to Category Theory - MAT4837

Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To provide an introduction to an area of mathematics which attempts to study those parts that are concerned with objects and special functions between them. The module presents the notion of a category, examines special constructions in categories, and considers the concept of a functor between categories as well as natural transformations between them. Concrete instances of the general categorical concepts, as they appear in established areas of mathematics, will be given and discussed.