Formal Aspects of Computing

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 308–326

Variations on Algebra: Monadicity and Generalisations of Equational Therories

  • Edmund Robinson
Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s001650200014

Cite this article as:
Robinson, E. Form Aspects Comput (2002) 13: 308. doi:10.1007/s001650200014


This is a largely tutorial paper about the categorical notion of monad and the ways in which monads on different categories correspond to variations on the standard notion of algebraic theory.

Keywords: Algebra; Category theory; Enriched categroy theory; Monads

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edmund Robinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen Mary, University of London, London, UKGB