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An adjoint characterization of the category of sets


Authors: Robert Rosebrugh and R. J. Wood
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 122 (1994), 409-413
MSC: Primary 18A40; Secondary 18B05
MathSciNet review: 1216823
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Abstract: If a category B with Yoneda embedding $ Y:{\mathbf{B}} \to {\mathbf{CAT}}({{\mathbf{B}}^{{\text{op}}}},{\mathbf{set}})$ has an adjoint string, $ U \dashv V \dashv W \dashv X \dashv Y$, then B is equivalent to set.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1994-1216823-2
PII: S 0002-9939(1994)1216823-2
Article copyright: © Copyright 1994 American Mathematical Society