Univalent Foundations and the UniMath Library
We give a concise presentation of the Univalent Foundations of mathematics outlining the main ideas, followed by a discussion of the UniMath library of formalized mathematics implementing the ideas of the Univalent Foundations (Sect. 8.1), and the challenges one faces in attempting to design a large-scale library of formalized mathematics (Sect. 8.2). This leads us to a general discussion about the links between architecture and mathematics where a meeting of minds is revealed between architects and mathematicians (Sect. 8.3). On the way our odyssey from the foundations to the “horizon” of mathematics will lead us to meet the mathematicians David Hilbert and Nicolas Bourbaki as well as the architect Christopher Alexander.
The author would like to thank Benedikt Ahrens, Thierry Coquand, and an anonymous referee for their useful comments and suggestions.
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