Morphisms of cospans

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

Created on 2022-07-25.
Last modified on 2024-01-28.

module foundation.morphisms-cospans where
open import foundation.cartesian-product-types
open import foundation.cospans
open import foundation.dependent-pair-types
open import foundation.universe-levels

open import foundation-core.commuting-triangles-of-maps


Consider two cospans c := (X , f , g) and d := (Y , h , k) from A to B. A morphism of cospans from c to d consists of a map u : X → Y equipped with homotopies witnessing that the two triangles

      u              u
  X ----> Y      X ----> Y
   \     /        \     /
  f \   / h      g \   / k
     V V            V V
      A              B



Morphisms of cospans

module _
  {l1 l2 l3 l4 : Level} {A : UU l1} {B : UU l2}
  (c : cospan l3 A B) (d : cospan l4 A B)

  coherence-hom-cospan :
    (codomain-cospan c  codomain-cospan d)  UU (l1  l2  l4)
  coherence-hom-cospan h =
    ( coherence-triangle-maps (left-map-cospan d) h (left-map-cospan c)) ×
    ( coherence-triangle-maps (right-map-cospan d) h (right-map-cospan c))

  hom-cospan : UU (l1  l2  l3  l4)
  hom-cospan =
    Σ ( codomain-cospan c  codomain-cospan d)
      ( coherence-hom-cospan)

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