The weakly globular double category of fractions of a category

Simona Paoli*, Dorette Pronk

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This paper introduces the construction of a weakly globular double category of fractions for a category and studies its universal properties. It shows that this double category is locally small and considers a couple of concrete examples.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)696-774
Number of pages79
JournalTheory and Applications of Categories
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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© Simona Paoli, Dorette Pronk, 2014.


  • Bicategories
  • Bicategories of fractions
  • Companions
  • Conjoints
  • Double categories
  • Localizations
  • Pseudo-functors
  • Strict 2-categories

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