nLab George Janelidze

George Janelidze is a Georgian-South African category theorist, currently a professor at the University of Cape Town. He studied in Tbilisi under Hvedri Inassaridze with the dissertation “Satellites and Galois Extensions of Commutative Rings”.

His research includes nonabelian homological algebra, the discovery of categorical Galois theory, semiabelian categories, internal actions and internal crossed modules, categorical approaches to universal algebra etc. With Francis Borceux, he authored the monograph

  • (with F. Borceux) Galois Theories, Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics 72, Cambridge University Press, 2001

Selected writings

On reflective factorization systems:

On monoid objects in monoidal categories:

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