Combinatorics and Algebra of Tensor Calculus
by Sen Hu, Xuexing Lu, Yu Ye
Publisher: arXiv 2015
Number of pages: 88
In this paper, motivated by the theory of operads and PROPs, we reveal the combinatorial nature of tensor calculus for strict tensor categories and show that there exists a monad which is described by the coarse-graining of graphs and characterizes the algebraic nature of tensor calculus.
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