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An Introduction to Category Theory

by Steven Roman

The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction to the basic language of category theory. It is intended for the graduate student, advanced undergraduate student, non specialist mathematician or scientist working in a need-to-know area. The treatment is abstract in nature, with examples drawn mainly from abstract algebra.

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Free Chapter

I have made Chapter 1 of the book available as a free download. Just click here to download.

YouTube Videos

I have done six YouTube videos based on the book. They are not as comprehensive as the book, but will give you an idea of my approach to learning category theory. Here is a sampling.

Lecture 1
Lecture 2

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