By Antonia Bertolino (auth.), Egon Börger, Angelo Gargantini, Elvinia Riccobene (eds.)

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Let I be a small set and α : I − → C a functor. It deﬁnes a functor → C op and there is a natural isomorphism α op : I op − (lim α)op −→ lim α op . ←− Hence, results on projective limits may be deduced from results on inductive limits, and conversely. → C and an Moreover, a functor α : I − → C deﬁnes a functor β : (I op )op − inductive system indexed by I is the same as a projective system indexed by I op . However one shall be aware that the inductive limit of α has no relation in general with the projective limit of β.

D. 15. (i) Let k be a ﬁeld and let C denote the category deﬁned by Ob(C) = N and Hom C (n, m) = Mm,n (k), the space of matrices of type (m, n) with entries in k. The composition of morphisms in C is given by the composition of matrices. Deﬁne the functor F : C − → Modf (k) as follows. Set n F(n) = k , and if A is a matrix of type (m, n), let F(A) be the linear map from k n to k m associated with A. Then F is an equivalence of categories. (ii) Let C and C be two categories. 5) Fct(C, C )op Fct(C op , C op ), F → op ◦ F ◦ op .

2 Limits Here Set should be understood as V-Set for a suﬃciently large universe If ϕ † β (resp. 1) (resp. 2)) holds for any α ∈ Mor(I, C). It is obvious that if ϕ † β (resp. ϕ ‡ β) exists for all β ∈ Fct(J, C), then the functor ϕ † (resp. ϕ ‡ ) exists. 3. Let ϕ : J − → I be a functor and β ∈ Fct(J, C). (i) Assume that lim −→ (ϕ( j)− →i)∈Ji β( j) exists in C for any i ∈ I . 6) ϕ † β(i) lim −→ (ϕ( j)− →i)∈Ji β( j) for i ∈ I . In particular, if C admits small inductive limits and J is small, then ϕ † exists.