Structure sheaves of definable additive categories

Prest, Mike and Rajani, Ravi (2008) Structure sheaves of definable additive categories. [MIMS Preprint]

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A 2-equivalence is described between the category of small abelian categories with exact functors and the category of definable additive categories with functors which commute with products and direct limits. There is a comparison, for definable additive categories, between the presheaf of finite-type localisations and the presheaf of localisations of associated functor categories. The image of the free abelian category in Mod-R is described and related to special bases of the Ziegler and rep-Zariski spectra restricted to the set of indecomposable injectives. In the coherent case there is a particularly nice form (which is essentially elimination of imaginaries in the model-theoretic sense).

Item Type: MIMS Preprint
Uncontrolled Keywords: definable category, abelian category, functor category, 2-category, exact functor, finite-type localisation, pure-injective, injective, free abelian category, Gabriel-Zariski spectrum, rep-Zariski spectrum, Ziegler spectrum, presheaf, elimination of imaginaries, pp formula
Subjects: MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 03 Mathematical logic and foundations
MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 16 Associative rings and algebras
MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 18 Category theory; homological algebra
Depositing User: Professor Mike Prest
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2008
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 18:18

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