Publisher description for Abstract and concrete categories : the joy of cats / J. Adamek, H. Herrlich, and G.E. Strecker.

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This up-to-date introductory treatment employs category theory to explore the theory of structures. Its unique approach stresses concrete categories and presents a systematic view of factorization structures, offering a unifying perspective on earlier work and summarizing recent developments. Numerous examples, ranging from general to specific, illuminate the text. 1990 edition, updated 2005.

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Categories (Mathematics)