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noetherian object

An object XX in a category CC is noetherian if each ascending chain of subobjects of XX is stationary (= only finitely many inclusions in the chain are not isomorphisms in CC).

Cf. noetherian ring, noetherian topological space, noetherian category.

Created on August 4, 2009 20:54:02 by Zoran Škoda (161.53.130.104)