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Category Theory for the Working Hacker
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| by Philip Wadler Follow 5 Followers on Mar 20, 2018 |
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Summary
Philip Wadler explains why category theory is of interest for developers and how categories model three basic data types: products (logical and), sums (logical or), and functions (logical implication).

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Bio

Philip Wadler is Professor of Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh and Senior Research Fellow at IOHK. He contributed to the designs of Haskell, Java, and XQuery, and is a co-author of Introduction to Functional Programming (Prentice Hall, 1988), XQuery from the Experts (Addison Wesley, 2004) and Generics and Collections in Java (O'Reilly, 2006).

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