Logo

Computational Category Theory

Computational Category Theory
by


Number of pages: 263

Description:
This book is an account of a project in which basic constructions of category theory are expressed as computer programs. The programs are written in a functional programming language, called ML, and have been executed on examples. The authors have used these programs to develop algorithms for the unification of terms and to implement a categorical semantics. In general, this book is a bridge-building exercise between category theory and computer programming. These efforts are a first attempt at connecting the abstract mathematics with concrete programs, whereas others have applied categorical ideas to the theory of computation.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(0.9MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Linkers and LoadersLinkers and Loaders
by - Morgan Kaufmann
The author presents clear practical advice to help you create faster, cleaner code. You'll learn to avoid the pitfalls associated with Windows DLLs, take advantage of the performance-improving techniques supported by many modern linkers, etc.
(4861 views)
Book cover: The Design and Implementation of Probabilistic Programming LanguagesThe Design and Implementation of Probabilistic Programming Languages
by - dippl.org
This book explains how to implement PPLs by lightweight embedding into a host language. We illustrate this by designing WebPPL, a small PPL embedded in Javascript. We show how to implement several algorithms for universal probabilistic inference.
(1336 views)
Book cover: Formal Language Theory for Natural Language ProcessingFormal Language Theory for Natural Language Processing
by - ESSLLI
This text is a mild introduction to Formal Language Theory for students with little or no background in formal systems. The motivation is Natural Language Processing, and the presentation is geared towards NLP applications, with extensive examples.
(5954 views)
Book cover: Lectures on the Curry-Howard IsomorphismLectures on the Curry-Howard Isomorphism
by - Elsevier Science
This book give an introduction to parts of proof theory and related aspects of type theory relevant for the Curry-Howard isomorphism. It can serve as an introduction to any or both of typed lambda-calculus and intuitionistic logic.
(6352 views)