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9 April 2020, 14:00, online


Jules Hedges, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences


Open games: the long road to practical applications


I will talk about open games, and the closely related concepts of lenses/optics and open learners. My goal is to report on the successes and failures of an ongoing effort to try to realise the often-claimed benefits of categories and compositionality in actual practice. I will introduce what little theory is needed along the way. Here are some things I plan to talk about: