This is a learning seminar on Category Theory, we largely follow the excellent Category Theory in Context by Emily Riehl. Our primary goal is to suplement and complement the need of a graduate student to know Category Theory. We have weekly lectures and problem solving sessions.

Organisers: Deewang Bhamidipati, Vaibhav Sutrave, David Rubinstein

Notes: Category Theory Learning Seminar Notes. updated for Spring.

We are meeting every Friday, from 2:30 - 4:00 PM in McHenry 1240 to discuss some problems.

Dates | Content | Presenter |
---|---|---|

January 7 | Categories | Deewang |

January 14 | Morphisms, Functors | Vaibhav |

January 21 | Natural Transformations | Deewang |

January 28 | Representable Functors, Universal Properties | Vaibhav |

February 4 | Yoneda Lemma | David |

February 11 | Limits and Colimits | David |

February 18 | Limits in \(\mathsf{Set}\) | Vaibhav |

February 25 | Adjunctions | Deewang |

March 4 | Unit-Counit of an Adjunction, Adjunction and Limits | Deewang |

March 11 | Conclusion | David & Vaibhav |