# Math Classes

math-classes is a library of abstract interfaces for mathematical structures.

- Algebraic hierarchy (groups, rings, fields, ...)
- Relations, orders, ...
- Categories, functors, universal algebra, ...
- Numbers: NN, ZZ, QQ, ...
- Operations, ...

It's heavily based on Coq's new TypeClasses in order to archieve:

- elegant and mathematically sound abstract interfaces for algebraic and numeric structures up to and including rationals (with practical use of universal algebra and category theory);
- a very flexible purely predicate-based representation of algebraic structures that makes sharing, multiple inheritance, and derived inheritance, all trivial;
- clean expression terms that neither refer to proofs nor require deeply nested record projections;
- fluent rewriting;
- easy and flexible replacement and specialization of data representations and operations with more efficient versions;
- ordinary mathematical notation and overloaded names not reliant on Coq's notation scopes.

More information can be found here:

You can find the latest code on github