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  1. Feb 2021
    1. Though rarer in computer science, one can use category theory directly, which defines a monad as a functor with two additional natural transformations. So to begin, a structure requires a higher-order function (or "functional") named map to qualify as a functor:

      rare in computer science using category theory directly in computer science What other areas of math can be used / are rare to use directly in computer science?

    2. category of functors (from values to computations)
    1. So if you don't yet understand functors or applicative functors, check out part 1 and part 2 of this series!
  2. Jan 2020