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2-algebraic geometry
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Higher geometry
Monoidal categories
monoidal categories

With symmetry
With duals for objects
With duals for morphisms
With traces
Closed structure
Special sorts of products
Semisimplicity
Morphisms
Internal monoids
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In higher category theory
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Where in algebraic geometry one considers spaces which are formally dual to commutative rings , in “2-algebraic geometry” one considers spaces formally dual to 2-rigs , namely to certain tensor categories or more generally to tensor (∞,1)-categories .

Curiously, the more general idea of regarding certain abelian categories and certain linear A-∞ categories (stable (∞,1)-categories ) as analogs of categories of quasicoherent sheaves on some space (i.e. ignoring the monoidal structure) is much older, this is the program of derived noncommutative geometry , see also at derived algebraic geometry – Relation to noncommutative geometry .

The systematic use of the tensor product structure here goes back to (Balmer 02 ) and the concept of the spectrum of a tensor triangulated category . In (Lurie ) the concept of “2-affine scheme ” is studied more systematically. Then (CJF 11 ) introduce the terminology of “2-algebraic geometry”.

References
Paul Balmer , Presheaves of triangulated categories and reconstruction of schemes , Mathematische Annalen 324 :3 (2002), 557-580 dvi , pdf ps ; The spectrum of prime ideals in tensor triangulated categories , J. Reine Angew. Math. 588 :149–168, 2005 pdf ps ; Spectra, spectra, spectra - Tensor triangular spectra versus Zariski spectra of endomorphism rings , Alg. and Geom. Topology 10 :3 (2010) 1521-1563 dvi pdf ps

Jacob Lurie , Tannaka duality for geometric stacks .

Alexandru Chirvasitu , Theo Johnson-Freyd , The fundamental pro-groupoid of an affine 2-scheme , Applied Categorical Structures, Vol 21, Issue 5 (2013), pp. 469–522. (DOI , arXiv:1105.3104 )

Martin Brandenburg , Tensor categorical foundations of algebraic geometry (arXiv:1410.1716 )

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