The monoidal centre as a limit

Ross Street*

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    The centre of a monoidal category is a braided monoidal category, Monoidal categories are monoidal objects (or pseudomonoids) in the monoidal bicategory of categories. This paper provides a universal construction in a braided monoidal bicategory that produces a braided monoidal object from any monoidal object. Some properties and sufficient conditions for existence of the construction are examined.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)184-190
    Number of pages7
    JournalTheory and Applications of Categories
    Issue number13
    Publication statusPublished - 2004


    • Braiding
    • Centre
    • Descent
    • Pseudofunctor


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