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Categorical Methods in Computer Science : With Aspects from Topology - Hartmut Ehrig

Categorical Methods in Computer Science

With Aspects from Topology

By: Hartmut Ehrig (Editor), Horst Herrlich (Editor), Hans-Jorg Kreowski (Editor), Gerhard Preus (Editor)

Paperback Published: 11th October 1989
ISBN: 9783540517221
Number Of Pages: 354

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This volume contains selected papers of the International Workshop on "Categorical Methods in Computer Science - with Aspects from Topology" and of the "6th International Data Type Workshop" held in August/September 1988 in Berlin. The 23 papers of this volume are grouped into three parts: Part 1 includes papers on categorical foundations and fundamental concepts from category theory in computer science. Part 2 presents applications of categorical methods to algebraic specification languages and techniques, data types, data bases, programming, and process specifications. Part 3 comprises papers on categorial aspects from topology which mainly concentrate on special adjoint situations like cartesian closeness, Galois connections, reflections, and coreflections which are of growing interest in categorical topology and computer science.

A categorical concept of constraints for algebraic specifications.- The integration of logical and algebraic types.- Colimits as parameterized data types.- Empty carriers: The categorical burden on logic.- Monads, matrices and generalized dynamic algebra.- Foundations are rich institutions, but institutions are poor foundations.- Development of algebraic specifications with constraints.- Revised ACT ONE: Categorical constructions for an algebraic specification language.- Objects, object types, and object identification.- Categories for the development of algebraic module specifications.- Parameterized data type and process specifications using projection algebras.- Parameterized algebraic domain equations.- Semantical constructions for categories of behavioural specifications.- Relation-sorted algebraic specifications with built-in coercers: Parameterization and parameter passing.- On declarations.- Cauchy sequences in quasi-uniform spaces: Categorical aspects.- The construct PRO of projection spaces: its internal structure.- Categories and mathematical morphology.- Topological spaces for cpos.- On the topological structures of nets.- Description of the topological universe hull.- On residuated approximations.- On convergence of filters and ultrafilters to subsets.

ISBN: 9783540517221
ISBN-10: 3540517227
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 354
Published: 11th October 1989
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.51