nLab
ribbon category

Context

Monoidal categories

Definition

A ribbon category (also called a tortile category) is a braided pivotal category, or equivalently a balanced autonomous category, which satisfies θ *=θ\theta^* = \theta, where θ\theta is the twist. This is a kind of category with duals.

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