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Higher Operads, Higher Categories Tom Leinster

Higher Operads, Higher Categories

Tom Leinster

Published July 22nd 2004
ISBN : 9780521532150
Paperback
448 pages
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 About the Book 

Category theory has experienced a resurgence in popularity recently because of new links with topology and mathematical physics. This book provides a clearly written account of higher order category theory and presents operads and multicategories asMoreCategory theory has experienced a resurgence in popularity recently because of new links with topology and mathematical physics. This book provides a clearly written account of higher order category theory and presents operads and multicategories as a natural language for its study. Tom Leinster has included necessary background material and applications as well as appendices containing some of the more technical proofs that might have disrupted the flow of the text.