Subject: RE: question abt symm prod
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 17:25:26 +0800
From: "Wu Jie"
To: "Don Davis"
I think that the infinite symmetric product is the (reduced) free commutative monoid functor, and so the (reduced) free simplicial abelian group functor is just the group completion of the infinite symmetric product.
Best Regards,
Jie
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> From: Don Davis [mailto:dmd1@Lehigh.EDU]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2002 4:03 AM
> To: (Don Davis)
> Subject: question abt symm prod
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> Subject: Infinite symmetric product
> Date: 24 Sep 2002 08:38:19 -0400
> From: Justin Smith
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> I have a (possibly) dumb question:
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> Is there a well-known relationship between the infinite symmetric
> product of Dold and free simplicial abelian group functor?
> They seem to
> have similar properties.
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