Idempotency, Weak Heredity and Factorization Structures

  • Gabriele Castellini
Part of the Mathematics: Theory & Applications book series (MTA)


In this chapter we introduce two important properties of closure operators: idempotency and weak heredity. As we shall see, these properties are strongly related to the theory of factorization structures.


Factorization Structure Commutative Diagram Closure Operator Follow Diagram Commute Unique Morphism 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriele Castellini
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics MayaguezUniversity of Puerto RicoPuerto RicoUSA

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