Picard Groups, Grothendieck Rings, and Burnside Rings of Categories
Author: May, J.P.
Source: Advances in Mathematics, Volume 163, Number 1, October 2001 , pp. 1-16(16)
Publisher: Academic Press
Abstract:We discuss the Picard group, the Grothendieck ring, and the Burnside ring of a symmetric monoidal category, and we consider examples from algebra, homological algebra, topology, and algebraic geometry. Copyright 2001 Academic Press.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Mathematics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 60637
Publication date: October 1, 2001