Constant maps

Content created by Fredrik Bakke, Egbert Rijke and Jonathan Prieto-Cubides.

Created on 2022-01-27.
Last modified on 2023-09-06.

module foundation.constant-maps where

open import foundation-core.constant-maps public
open import foundation.0-maps
open import foundation.dependent-pair-types
open import foundation.faithful-maps
open import foundation.type-arithmetic-unit-type
open import foundation.unit-type
open import foundation.universe-levels

open import foundation-core.1-types
open import foundation-core.contractible-maps
open import foundation-core.embeddings
open import foundation-core.equivalences
open import foundation-core.fibers-of-maps
open import foundation-core.function-extensionality
open import foundation-core.function-types
open import foundation-core.identity-types
open import foundation-core.injective-maps
open import foundation-core.propositional-maps
open import foundation-core.propositions
open import foundation-core.sets
open import foundation-core.truncated-maps
open import foundation-core.truncated-types
open import foundation-core.truncation-levels


A type is k+1-truncated if and only if all constant maps into it are k-truncated

module _
  {l : Level} {A : UU l}

  fiber-const : (x y : A)  fiber (const unit A x) y  (x  y)
  fiber-const x y = left-unit-law-prod

    is-trunc-map-const-is-trunc :
      (k : 𝕋)  is-trunc (succ-𝕋 k) A 
      (x : A)  is-trunc-map k (const unit A x)
    is-trunc-map-const-is-trunc k is-trunc-A x y =
      is-trunc-equiv k
        ( x  y)
        ( fiber-const x y)
        ( is-trunc-A x y)

    is-trunc-is-trunc-map-const :
      (k : 𝕋)  ((x : A)  is-trunc-map k (const unit A x)) 
      is-trunc (succ-𝕋 k) A
    is-trunc-is-trunc-map-const k is-trunc-const x y =
      is-trunc-equiv' k
        ( Σ unit  _  x  y))
        ( left-unit-law-Σ  _  x  y))
        ( is-trunc-const x y)

    is-contr-map-const-is-prop :
      is-prop A  (x : A)  is-contr-map (const unit A x)
    is-contr-map-const-is-prop = is-trunc-map-const-is-trunc neg-two-𝕋

    is-equiv-const-is-prop :
      is-prop A  (x : A)  is-equiv (const unit A x)
    is-equiv-const-is-prop H x =
      is-equiv-is-contr-map (is-contr-map-const-is-prop H x)

    is-prop-map-const-is-set :
      is-set A  (x : A)  is-prop-map (const unit A x)
    is-prop-map-const-is-set = is-trunc-map-const-is-trunc neg-one-𝕋

    is-emb-const-is-set : is-set A  (x : A)  is-emb (const unit A x)
    is-emb-const-is-set H x = is-emb-is-prop-map (is-prop-map-const-is-set H x)

    is-0-map-const-is-1-type : is-1-type A  (x : A)  is-0-map (const unit A x)
    is-0-map-const-is-1-type = is-trunc-map-const-is-trunc zero-𝕋

    is-faithful-const-is-1-type :
      is-1-type A  (x : A)  is-faithful (const unit A x)
    is-faithful-const-is-1-type H x =
      is-faithful-is-0-map (is-0-map-const-is-1-type H x)

    is-prop-is-contr-map-const :
      ((x : A)  is-contr-map (const unit A x))  is-prop A
    is-prop-is-contr-map-const = is-trunc-is-trunc-map-const neg-two-𝕋

    is-prop-is-equiv-const :
      ((x : A)  is-equiv (const unit A x))  is-prop A
    is-prop-is-equiv-const H =
      is-prop-is-contr-map-const (is-contr-map-is-equiv  H)

    is-set-is-prop-map-const :
      ((x : A)  is-prop-map (const unit A x))  is-set A
    is-set-is-prop-map-const = is-trunc-is-trunc-map-const neg-one-𝕋

    is-set-is-emb-const :
      ((x : A)  is-emb (const unit A x))  is-set A
    is-set-is-emb-const H =
      is-set-is-prop-map-const (is-prop-map-is-emb  H)

    is-1-type-is-0-map-const :
      ((x : A)  is-0-map (const unit A x))  is-1-type A
    is-1-type-is-0-map-const = is-trunc-is-trunc-map-const zero-𝕋

    is-1-type-is-faithful-const :
      ((x : A)  is-faithful (const unit A x))  is-1-type A
    is-1-type-is-faithful-const H =
      is-1-type-is-0-map-const (is-0-map-is-faithful  H)

const-equiv :
  {l : Level} (A : Prop l) (x : type-Prop A)  unit  type-Prop A
pr1 (const-equiv A x) = const unit (type-Prop A) x
pr2 (const-equiv A x) = is-equiv-const-is-prop (is-prop-type-Prop A) x

const-emb :
  {l : Level} (A : Set l) (x : type-Set A)  unit  type-Set A
pr1 (const-emb A x) = const unit (type-Set A) x
pr2 (const-emb A x) = is-emb-const-is-set (is-set-type-Set A) x

const-faithful-map :
  {l : Level} (A : 1-Type l) (x : type-1-Type A) 
  faithful-map unit (type-1-Type A)
pr1 (const-faithful-map A x) = const unit (type-1-Type A) x
pr2 (const-faithful-map A x) =
  is-faithful-const-is-1-type (is-1-type-type-1-Type A) x

Given a term of A, the constant map is injective viewed as a function B → (A → B)

is-injective-const :
  {l1 l2 : Level} (A : UU l1) (B : UU l2)  A  is-injective (const A B)
is-injective-const A B a p = htpy-eq p a

const-injection :
  {l1 l2 : Level} (A : UU l1) (B : UU l2)  A  injection B (A  B)
pr1 (const-injection A B a) = const A B
pr2 (const-injection A B a) = is-injective-const A B a

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