Tag: University of Oxford

  • Discussing “Associative n-Categories”

    Discussing “Associative n-Categories”

    I have looked at PhD dissertations for this blog before, but never one this gargantuan; at 503 pages it weighs in at 3-4 times longer than the average thesis. The author does not quite apologise for the length, but at least acknowledges it, saying “[the] length of this thesis should by no means deter the…

  • Discussing “Domain Theory”

    Discussing “Domain Theory”

    Domains are certain forms of ordered sets used to address problems in the denotational semantics (mathematical interpretation) of programming languages. The area was invented by Dana Scott in a series of papers starting in 1969, building on earlier work by many others that used lattices. This book (which admittedly, I did not have time to…