# All questions with tag [math: adjoint-functors]

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## Adjoints and commutative triangles

I'm working through a proof that specifying a left adjoint for a functor $G: \mathcal{D} \to \mathcal{C}$ is equivalent to specifying, for each object $A \in Ob( \mathcal{C})$, an initial object of $(A \downarrow G)$. Here $(A \downarrow G)$ represents the category whose objects are pairs $(B,f)$ with $B \in Ob(\mathcal{D})$, $f: A \to GB$, and ...

2022-07-25 20:41:29

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## Adjoints to the forgetful functor $U:C^M\to C$

I'm trying to get my head around adjoints to the forgetful functor $U:\bf{C^M}\to \bf {C}$ where $M$ is a monoid interpreted as a category.
My current line of thinking is that the left adjoint $L:\bf C\to C^M$ is given by $L(A)=M\times A$ where $M$ acts on $M\times A$ by $m(M\times A)=(mM)\times A$, the unit $u:A\to M\times A$ is given by the in...

2022-07-25 15:53:38

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## Example of a functor which preserves all small limits but has no left adjoint

The General Adjoint Functor Theorem (Category Theory) mentions that for an in your area tiny and also full group $D$, a functor $G\colon D \to C$ has a left adjoint if and also just if $G$ maintains all tiny restrictions and also for each and every object $A$ in $C$, $A \downarrow G$) has a weakly first set. Could a person aid by offering an in...

2022-07-22 18:17:02

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## Adjoint to the forgetful functor $U:\mathbf{Ring}\to\mathbf{AbGrp}$

So, the next, and hopefully last, question in my growing list of questions about adjoints to forgetful functors concerns the left adjoint to functor $U:\mathbf{Ring}\to\mathbf{AbGrp}$.
My approach so far has been to take the free monoid $F(A)$ over the set under the abelian group A, then the free abgroup $AbF(A)$ of $F(A)$, and finally identify ...

2022-07-20 01:35:03

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## Grp as a reflexive/coreflexive subcategory of Mon

So my inquiry is the declaration made in the title, exists a functor $F:$ Mon $\to$ Grp that makes Grp right into a (carbon monoxide) reflexive subcategory of Mon ? Many thanks beforehand.

2022-07-17 17:32:55

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## (co)reflector to the forgetful functor $U:\mathbf{CMon} \to \mathbf{ Mon}$

I've been asking inquiries on reflectors prior to and also I wish you are not obtaining upset. Apologies if that holds true. My inquiry is the following:
Exist reflectors to the absent-minded functor $U: \mathbf{CMon} \to \mathbf{Mon}$ from commutative monoids to the basic monoids? I recognize they exist in rings and also teams yet I have prob...

2022-07-17 15:13:13

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## Right adjoints preserve limits

In Awodey is publication I read a glossy evidence that appropriate adjoints maintain restrictions. If $F:\mathcal{C}\to \mathcal{D}$ and also $G:\mathcal{D}\to \mathcal{C}$ is a set of functors such that $(F,G)$ is an adjunction, after that if $D:I\to \mathcal{D}$ is a layout that has a restriction, we have, for every single $A\in \mathcal{C}$, ...

2022-07-04 20:56:03

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## Philosophy or meaning of adjoint functors

I have a question about the definition of the (left) adjoint of a functor.I am trying to understand the philosophy and reason of the definition of adjoint functors.
If I understand correctly the situation is as follows: Suppose one has the category $\mathcal{C}$ with an object $A$ and a category $\mathcal{D}$ with an object $B$ and functors $F: ...

2022-07-03 00:03:38

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## Adjoint pairs, triplets and quadruplets

Often we have adjoint pairs $(A, B)$ (meaning $A$ is left adjoint to $B$).
Sometimes we have adjoint triplets $(A,B,C)$ (meaning $A$ is left adjoint to $B$ and $B$ is left adjoint to $C$. No adjoint relation between $A$ and $C$ obviously, since they have the same source and target).
So the first question is: can we have quadruplets $(A,B,C,D)$ ?...

2022-07-01 18:03:26

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## In category theory why is a right adjoint not a left adjoint?

I'm learning basic category theory and teaching myself about adjoints. The definition I have is that an adjunction between $F: \mathcal{C} \to \mathcal{D}$ and $G: \mathcal{D} \to \mathcal{C}$ is a bijection, for each pair of an object $A \in Ob(\mathcal{C})$, $B \in Ob(\mathcal{D})$, between morphisms $FA \to B$ in $\mathcal{D}$ and morphisms $...

2022-06-30 00:21:21

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## Constructing adjunction from left adjoint and unit

The definition of adjoint functors in terms of universal morphisms offers itself to really affordable evidence in scenarios where one has a functor yet no "direct" prospect for the left adjoint functor (just something resembling a device and/or a pointer for maps $\overline f$ as above) I am currently in a scenario where I have someth...

2022-06-08 23:44:29

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## A bestiary about adjunctions

What is your favorite adjoint? Adhering to Mac Lane ideology adjoints are almost everywhere , so I would love to attract a (perhaps yet unprobably) extensive checklist of adjunctions one encounters in researching Mathematics. For quality I would certainly like you to adhere to a basic system, a really ignorant instance of which can be the follow...

2022-06-08 06:47:33

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## Why should I care about adjoint functors

I fit with the definition of adjoint functors. I have actually done a couple of workouts confirming that particular sets of functors are adjoint (tensor and also hom, sheafification and also absent-minded, straight photo and also inverted photo of sheaves, specification and also international areas ect) yet I am missing out on the larger image. ...

2022-06-05 18:11:42

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## Adjoint functors as "conceptual inverses"

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is article on category theory cases that adjoint functors can be taken "conceptual inverses" of each various other. As an example, the absent-minded functor "ought to be" the "conceptual inverse" of the free - team - making functor. In a similar way, in multigrid the constrai...

2022-06-04 20:29:43

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## Adjoint functors

I'm attempting to cover my mind around adjoint functors. Among the instances I've seen is the groups $\bf IntLE \bf = (\mathbb{Z}, ≤)$ and also $\bf RealLE \bf = (\mathbb{R}, ≤)$, where the ceiling functor $ceil : \bf RealLE \rightarrow IntLE$ is left adjoint to the incorporation functor $incl : \bf IntLE \rightarrow RealLE$. I intend to examine...

2019-05-18 23:47:09

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## Adjoint functors requiring a natural bijection

When revealing that 2 functors $F:A\rightarrow B$ and also $G:B\rightarrow A$ are adjoint, one specifies an all-natural bijection $\mathrm{Mor}(X,G(Y)) \rightarrow \mathrm{Mor}(F(X),Y)$. What happens if one do not call for the bijection to be all-natural, what concerns would certainly emerge?

2019-05-09 22:22:11