[Haskell-beginners] Haskell and Category Theory

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 14:31:51 CET 2013

On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Brent Yorgey <byorgey at seas.upenn.edu>wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 12:44:11PM -0500, Patrick Lynch 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
> Can you tell us which books you've tried to read?
> -Brent

Well Brent is not going to say it I guess so someone needs to:
Typeclassopedia http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Typeclassopedia
is required reading
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