By Claudia Casadio, Bob Coecke, Michael Moortgat, Philip Scott (eds.)

For greater than 60 years, Jim Lambek has been a profoundly inspirational mathematician, with groundbreaking contributions to algebra, type thought, linguistics, theoretical physics, common sense and facts conception. This Festschrift was once prepare at the social gathering of his ninetieth birthday. The papers in it provide a superb photograph of the a number of learn components the place the impression of Jim Lambek's paintings will be felt. the amount contains contributions through well known researchers and through their scholars, displaying how Jim Lambek's principles maintain inspiring upcoming generations of scholars.

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CB B 42 A. Bastenhof Deﬁnition 10. We deﬁne the maps ∥ ⋅ ∥○ and ∥ ⋅ ∥● by mutual induction: ∥p∥○ ∥1∥○ ∥0∥○ ∥A B∥○ ∥A/B∥○ ∥B/A∥○ ∥A B∥○ ∥A B∥○ ∥B A∥○ ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= p ∥p∥● 1 ∥1∥● 0 ∥0∥● ○ ○ ∥A∥ ∥B∥ ∥A B∥● ○ ● ∥A∥ ∥B∥ ∥A/B∥● ○ ∥A/B∥ ∥B/A∥● ○ ○ ∥A∥ ((1/0) ∥B∥ ) ∥A B∥● ○ ∥A∥ (0 ∥B∥● ) ∥A B∥● ○ ∥A B∥ ∥B A∥● ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= ∶= 1/p 1 1/0 ∥A∥● ∥B∥● ∥A∥● ∥B∥○ ∥A/B∥● ∥A∥● (∥B∥● 0) ∥A∥● ((1/0) ∥B∥○ ) ∥A B∥● Compare the above deﬁnition to the Abelian group interpretation of M&P: multiplications A ⋅ B and inverses A−1 are rendered as A B and 1/A, while 0 replaces the special atom .

Deﬁne, by mutual induction, positive and negative contexts: X + [], Y + [] ∶∶= [] ∣ (X + [] B) ∣ (A Y + []) ∣ (X + [] B) ∣ (A Y + []) ∣ (X + []/B) ∣ (B/X + []) ∣ (X + [] B) ∣ (B X + []) ∣ (A/Y − []) ∣ (Y − []/A) ∣ (A Y − []) ∣ (Y − [] A) X − [], Y − [] ∶∶= (X − [] B) ∣ (A Y − []) ∣ (X − [] B) ∣ (A Y − []) ∣ (X − []/B) ∣ (B/X − []) ∣ (X − [] B) ∣ (B X − []) ∣ (A/Y + []) ∣ (Y + []/A) ∣ (A Y + []) ∣ (Y + [] A) 31 32 A. Bastenhof Evidently, given some X + [], Y − [] and f ∶ A → B, we have X + [f ] ∶ X + [A] → X + [B] and Y − [f ] ∶ Y − [B] → Y − [A].

We next survey several deﬁnable arrows, proving useful in what is to follow. Deﬁnition 4. Lifting is deﬁned / / / lA,B ∶= ((eB,A /iA/B ) ○ hA,A/B ) / lA,B lA,B lA,B : A → B/(A/B) / / ((iB/A /eB,A ) ○ hA,B/A ) ∶= ∶= (hA,A ∶= (hA,B ○ (eB,A A ○ (iB A B : A → (B/A)/A iA B )) : B (A B) → A eB,A )) : (B A) B → A Using the notation introduced in our previous discussion: A h/ (A/B))/(A/B) e/ B/(A/B) (A (B (B A) A) ((B A A (B/A)/((B/A) (B/A)/B B A) e A) h (A B (A (A B)) A A) h/ e/ B) (A B) e h Deﬁnition 5.