Applied Categorical Structures

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The Structural Nature of the Nerve Functor for n-Groupoids

  • Dominique Bourn


Given a left exact category B, the construction of the nerve functor νn for n-groupoids in B is related to a certain property of the category S-S i m p ln − 1B of the split (n − 1)-truncated simplicial objects in B, which allows us to define the split n-truncated simplicial objects in B completely internally to S-S i m p ln − 1B and thus to construct intrisincally from it the category S-S i m p lnB.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominique Bourn
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  1. 1.LANGAL – Université du Littoral –Dunkerque CedexFrance

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