[Haskell-cafe] Category Theory woes

Sean Leather leather at cs.uu.nl
Thu Feb 18 05:04:32 EST 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 04:27, Nick Rudnick wrote:

> I haven't seen anybody mentioning «Joy of Cats» by  Adámek, Herrlich &
> Strecker:
> It is available online, and is very well-equipped with thorough
> explanations, examples, exercises & funny illustrations, I would say best of
> university lecture style: http://katmat.math.uni-bremen.de/acc/.
> (Actually, the name of the book is a joke on the set theorists' book «Joy of
> Set», which again is a joke on «Joy of Sex», which I once found in my
> parents' bookshelf... ;-))

This book reads quite nicely! I love the illustrations that pervade the
technical description, providing comedic relief. I might have to go back a
re-learn CT... again. Excellent recommendation!

For those looking for resources on category theory, here are my collected
references: http://www.citeulike.org/user/spl/tag/category-theory

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