[Haskell-beginners] Haskell and Category Theory

amindfv at gmail.com amindfv at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 19:49:28 CET 2013

I'm a fan of Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists, by Benjamin Pierce.

I can't say it had an immediate payoff for learning Haskell, but it's been helpful longer-term.


On Feb 10, 2013, at 12:44 PM, "Patrick Lynch" <kmandpjlynch at verizon.net> wrote:

> Good morning,
> I've tried to read 5 books on Category Theory and finally have admitted defeat.
> What I'm looking for is simply a book that is  geared to Haskell and Category that can be understood by mere mortals.
> I was trained as an Electrical Engineer, so my math is quite good, but I just don't get Category Theory from these books.
> If anyone can recomment a book on Category Theory and Haskell, written by a Computer Scientest [no more Mathematicians for me], I welcome it.
> Thanks,
> Patrick
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