2nd degree (Master)
Coordinator Office Hours:
Dr. Yoel Groman
Introductory course in category theory for 3rd year undergraduate students and 1st year graduate students.
Familiarity with the basic concepts and theorems of category theory and proficiency in the categorical language with emphasis on examples.
Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
See course aims.
Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:
In the course we will discuss the basics of the language of categories:
1. Categories, functors, natural transformations, equivalence of categories
2. Universal properties, representable functors, Yoneda lemma.
3. Limits and colimits
4. Adjoint functors
We might also discuss some other topics and illustrations, for example abelian categories, sheaves, fundamental group, introduction to infinity categories, Morita equivalence.
Additional Reading Material:
End of year written/oral examination 100 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %
Pay attention: The examination will be given as a home exam, for something like 1-3 days (starting from the exam date appearing in the Catalogue). In particular, there will be no "moed" b and special "moed".