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January 17, 2011

Category Theory 2011

Posted by Tom Leinster

This year’s major category theory meeting, Category Theory 2011, will take place in Vancouver on 17–23 July. The invited speakers have just been announced:

Get in the mood by browsing the conference website.

Posted at January 17, 2011 7:16 PM UTC

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Re: Category Theory 2011

Marcelo Aguiar is doing some great applications of category theory to combinatorics — generalizations of species, Hopf algebras and the like. I’m glad he was invited to speak. Everyone should take a peek at his huge book with Swapneel Mahajan.

Posted by: John Baez on January 18, 2011 9:46 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Category Theory 2011

Yes, I’m really pleased that he’s coming.

I’m also impressed at the filename of their 800-page book: a.pdf. It suggests that it’s the first in a series of 26.

Posted by: Tom Leinster on January 18, 2011 9:15 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

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