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4 Examples of incoherence The following examples show some instances of inconsistency of induction on subquotients: first, canonical isomorphisms need not be closed under composition; second, if we extend them in this sense the result need not be uniquely determined. As in Mac Lane’s book [M3], our examples of inconsistency are based on the lattice SubA of subgroups of the abelian group A = Z ⊕ Z, and more particularly on the (non-distributive) triple formed of the diagonal ∆ and two of its complements, the subgroups A1 and A2 A1 = Z ⊕ 0, A2 = 0 ⊕ Z, Ai ∨ ∆ = A, Ai ∧ ∆ = 0.

Let us come back to a general Galois connection f g. Then f preserves all the existing joins (also infinite), while g preserves all the existing meets. In fact, if x = ∨xi in X, then f (xi ) f (x) (for all indices i). Supposing that f (xi ) y in Y (for all i), it follows that xi g(y) (for all i); but then x g(y) and f (x) y. Furthermore, the relations idX gf and f g idY imply that: f = f gf and g = gf g. As a consequence, the connection restricts to an isomorphism (of ordered 50 Coherence and models in homological algebra sets) between the sets of closed elements of X and Y : cl(X) = g(Y ) = {x ∈ X | x = gf (x)}, cl(Y ) = f (X) = {y ∈ Y | y = f g(y)}.

Except for the abelian ones, they lack products (a tautological remark, as we shall see). 5). (b) Every non-empty full subcategory of a p-exact category that is closed under subobjects and quotients; for instance: - cyclic groups; finite cyclic groups; - vector spaces on a fixed field, of dimension lower than a fixed integer; - abelian groups of cardinality (or rank) lower than a fixed integer. 8). 2). 5). e. those p-exact categories whose lattices of subobjects are distributive. 4. A morphism f : X → Y in I is a bijection between a subset 48 Coherence and models in homological algebra of X and a subset of Y , or equivalently a single-valued, injective relation; they compose as relations.