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Barry Mitchell

Barry Mitchell is an American mathematician who wrote one of the earliest books on category theory (1965). He proved what is sometimes called the Mitchell embedding theorem also called the Freyd-Mitchell embedding theorem, which shows that any abelian category has an exact embedding into a module category.

  • Barry Mitchell, Theory of categories, Volume 17 (Pure and Applied Mathematics) Academic Press, (October 12, 1965).

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