Closed Categories

  • Samuel Eilenberg
  • G. Max Kelly

Abstract

In the usual theory of categories, with any two objects A, B of a category A there is associated a set A (A B) of morphisms of A into B. Frequently the set A (A B) is endowed with an additional structure such as a privileged element or an abelian group structure. It has become clear that as the ramifications of the theory of categories increase, the structures that A (A B) will carry will be richer and more complex. The need for a general theory has been widely felt for some time, and beginnings have been made in various directions and often under restrictive hypotheses; e.g. by Mac Lane [15], Kelly [10], Bénabou [3], Linton [12]

Keywords

Coherence Posite Kelly 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel Eilenberg
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Max Kelly
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Pure Mathematics DepartmentUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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