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2-adjunction

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Idea

A 2-adjunction is a common name for various kinds of adjunctions in 2-category theory; not only adjunctions among 2-categories but adjunctions within an arbitrary 3-category (typically defined within a Gray-category). This involves strict 2-adjunctions in strict 2-categories, then pseudoadjunctions, biadjunctions, lax 2-adjunctions, colax 2-adjunctions.

Examples

An pair of adjoint 2-functors is a 2-adjunction in 2Cat.

Revised on November 22, 2013 07:25:37 by Urs Schreiber (82.169.114.243)