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  2. added info about the circle type


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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeJun 8th 2022

    fixed some grammar and touched the wording in the Definition-section

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  3. Adding link to Jordan curve


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  4. Adding coequalizer definition of the circle type


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    • CommentRowNumber6.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2023

    tried to bring some logical order back into the list of references.

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    • CommentRowNumber7.
    • CommentAuthorGuest
    • CommentTimeMar 1st 2023

    This page says:

    Its induction principle says that for any P:S 1TypeP:S^1\to Type equipped with a point base:P(base)base' : P(base) and a dependent path loop:base=baseloop':base'= base', there is f: (x:S 1)P(x)f:\prod_{(x:S^1)} P(x) such that:

    Should it instead say loop:tr P loop(base)=baseloop' : tr^{loop}_P(base') = base', or loop:base= P loopbaseloop' : base' =^{loop}_{P} base', or “dependent path loop:base=baseloop':base'= base' over looploop”, or something like that? Does it matter?


    • CommentRowNumber8.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeMar 2nd 2023
    • (edited Mar 2nd 2023)

    I think that’s right, there is a transport involved. That’s what the link dependent path is referring to. For the moment i have added (here) the missing = loop=_{loop}-subscript and a pointer to UFP13, p. 177.

    Ideally I would like to polish up the whole presentation (which is due to the notorious “Anonymous”, in revision 5) but not now.

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    • CommentRowNumber9.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeMar 2nd 2023

    On whether it matters: I expected it does. While I haven’t tried to write out a formal argument, a quick idea goes as follows:

    In the higher induction principle of the suspension type SS 0\mathrm{S}S^0 there is certainly such dependent identifications involved, namely along the two “meridian” paths from the “north pole” to the “south pole”: by the general rules of higher inductive types, but also because here it would not even type-check otherwise. But then for the evident map S 1SS 0S^1 \to \mathrm{S}S^0 to be an equivalence, there must be a corresponding dependent identification also in the induction principle of S 1S^1.

  5. Assuming that the computation rule for the basepoint of S 1S^1 is propositional, the propositional computation rule for the loop of S 1S^1 listed on the page in the section titled “In natural deduction” is wrong. The application of the dependent function ind S 1(c *,c 𝓁)\mathrm{ind}_{S^1}(c_*, c_\mathcal{l}) defined in the elimination rule of S 1S^1 to the loop identification 𝓁:*= S 1*\mathcal{l}:* =_{S^1} * is actually in the heterogeneous identity type

    ind S 1(c *,c 𝓁)(*)= ̲.C 𝓁ind S 1(c *,c 𝓁)(*)\mathrm{ind}_{S^1}(c_*, c_\mathcal{l})(*) =_{\underline{ }.C}^{\mathcal{l}} \mathrm{ind}_{S^1}(c_*, c_\mathcal{l})(*)

    rather than the heterogeneous identity type c *= ̲.C 𝓁c *c_* =_{\underline{ }.C}^{\mathcal{l}} c_*. One needs to transport the application across the identification β S 1 *(c *,c 𝓁):ind S 1(c *,c 𝓁)(*)= C(*)c *\beta_{S^1}^{*}(c_*, c_\mathcal{l}):\mathrm{ind}_{S^1}(c_*, c_\mathcal{l})(*) =_{C(*)} c_* found in the propositional computation rule for the basepoint *:S 1*:S^1 in order for everything to type check in the propositional computation rule for the loop, or otherwise use a heterogeneous identity type instead of a homogeneous identity type, like

    β S 1 𝓁(c *,c 𝓁):apd ind S 1(c *,c 𝓁)(𝓁)= ̲.()= ̲.C 𝓁() β S 1 *(c *,c 𝓁)c 𝓁\beta_{S^1}^{\mathcal{l}}(c_*, c_\mathcal{l}):\mathrm{apd}_{\mathrm{ind}_{S^1}(c_*, c_\mathcal{l})}(\mathcal{l}) =_{\underline{ }.(-) =_{\underline{ }.C}^{\mathcal{l}} (-)}^{\beta_{S^1}^{*}(c_*, c_\mathcal{l})} c_\mathcal{l}
  6. fixed computation rules, and also switched notation for the identity types over to the usual a= Aba =_A b for consistency with the rest of the article and with references i.e. the HoTT book

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  7. Similarly with using base\mathrm{base} and loop\mathrm{loop} for the path and point constructors of the circle type throughout the article, for consistency with the rest of the article and with the references.

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  8. Also switched all mentions of “identification type” over to “identity type” for consistency.

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    • CommentRowNumber14.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeDec 5th 2023

    The term “identification type” is the more logically consistent one, though.

  9. The term “identification type” is the more logically consistent one, though.

    If you prefer, I could use “identification type” throughout the article instead of “identity type”. The problem is that originally the article used both “identification type” and “identity type”.

  10. I added an explanation for the inference rules for the circle type, similar to the explanation for the inference rules for identity types over in that article.

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  11. By suggestion of Urs on the nForum, I have switched identity type to identification type.

    diff, v24, current

  12. I have merged the section on the induction and recursion principle under the properties section into the definitions section - where the induction and recursion principles are defined via the elimination and computation rules.

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