nLab
fibrant replacement

Context

Model category theory

model category

Definitions

Morphisms

Universal constructions

Refinements

Producing new model structures

Presentation of (,1)(\infty,1)-categories

Model structures

for \infty-groupoids

for ∞-groupoids

for nn-groupoids

for \infty-groups

for \infty-algebras

general

specific

for stable/spectrum objects

for (,1)(\infty,1)-categories

for stable (,1)(\infty,1)-categories

for (,1)(\infty,1)-operads

for (n,r)(n,r)-categories

for (,1)(\infty,1)-sheaves / \infty-stacks

Contents

Definition

In a model category every morphism may be factored as a weak equivalence followed by a fibration. Specifically if the morphism is that to the terminal object, this process finds a weakly equivalent fibrant object. This is a fibrant replacement or resolution of the original object.

The dual concept is called cofibrant replacement.

Revised on October 11, 2012 17:09:03 by Anonymous Coward (93.129.84.175)