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Bob Coecke

Bob Coecke

Selected writings

In

the authors try to motivate and introduce some basic concepts of category theory for an audience familiar with standard physics and in particular with quantum mechanics. See also higher category theory and physics.

The article focuses towards the end on monoidal categories, their description in terms of string diagrams and on quantum mechanics in terms of dagger-compact categories.

More details on the use of string diagrams in dagger-categories for the description of quantum mechanics is in

Discussion of DisCoPy:

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