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 Title: Topology: A Categorical Approach
 Author(s) TaiDanae Bradley, Tyler Bryson and John Terilla
 Publisher: The MIT Press (August 18, 2020); eBook (Creative Commons Edition)
 License(s): CC BYNCND
 Paperback: 166 pages
 eBook: PDF Files
 Language: English
 ISBN10: 0262539357
 ISBN13: 9780262539357
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Book Description
A graduatelevel textbook that presents basic topology from the perspective of category theory.
This graduatelevel textbook on topology takes a unique approach: it reintroduces basic, pointset topology from a more modern, categorical perspective. Many graduate students are familiar with the ideas of pointset topology and they are ready to learn something new about them.
Teaching the subject using category theory  a contemporary branch of mathematics that provides a way to represent abstract concepts  both deepens students' understanding of elementary topology and lays a solid foundation for future work in advanced topics.
The book expertly guides students of topology through the important transition from undergraduate student with a solid background in analysis or pointset topology to graduate student preparing to work on contemporary problems in mathematics.
About the Authors TaiDanae Bradley is a PhD candidate in mathematics at the CUNY Graduate Center and the creator of the popular math blog, Math3ma.
 Tyler Bryson is a PhD candidate in mathematics at the CUNY Graduate Center.
 John Terilla is Professor of Mathematics at Queens College and on the Doctoral Faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center.
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