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Verdier's abelianization functor

Given a triangulated category T there is an abelian category A and an additive functor TA satisfying certain universal property; this functor is due to Verdier and is called the Verdier’s abelianization functor. A readable and comprehensive introduction is in the monograph

  • A. Neeman, Triangulated categories, Annals of Mathematics Studies 148, Princeton University Press 2001, viii+449 pp.

Revised on March 23, 2013 23:01:28 by Adeel Ahmad Khan (74.107.106.124)