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Category Theory: An Abstraction for Anything
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| by Alissa Pajer Follow 0 Followers on Feb 10, 2014 |

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Summary
Alissa Pajer introduces the basics of category theory with examples of categories, functors, and natural transformations, helping to recognize category-theoretical patterns in programming projects.

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Alissa Pajer works as an Engineer at Precog, programming full-time in Scala. Before her coding days she studied pure mathematics, earning a Bachelors from Carleton College and a Masters from the University of Colorado. She currently lives in Boulder where she's known to run up mountains.

Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

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