Applied Categorical Structures

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 173–185 | Cite as


  • Věra Trnková


We show that a quotient category of the category of all topological spaces and all open continuous mappings contains an isomorphic copy of every category as a full subcategory. We construct a functorF : K → K universal in the following sense: for every functorH : H1→ H2 (H1,H2 arbitrary) there exist full one-to-one functors φ i :Hi→ K such thatF o φ1 = φ2 oH (the construction proceeds in a more general setting of enriched categories).

Mathematics Subject Classifications (1991)

18B15 18D20 

Key words

Universal category universal functor V-category 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Věra Trnková
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  1. 1.Mathematical Institute of Charles UniversitySokolovská 83Czech Republic

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