nLab
tensor category

Context

Monoidal categories

Category theory

Contents

Idea

A tensor category is a category equipped with an operation similar to the tensor product in Ab.

The precise definition associated with the term “tensor category” varies somewhat in the literature.

It may mean:

References

  • Pavel Etingof, Shlomo Gelaki, Dmitri Nikshych, Victor Ostrik, Topics in Lie theory and Tensor categories – 9 Tensor categories, Lecture notes (spring 2009) (pdf web)

Discussion with an eye towards superalgebra is in

Revised on July 31, 2014 13:28:56 by Todd Trimble (67.81.95.215)