Monad vs Comonad - What's the difference?

monad | comonad |


As nouns the difference between monad and comonad

is that monad is an ultimate atom, or simple, unextended point; something ultimate and indivisible while comonad is (mathematics|category theory) a monad of the opposite category.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

monad

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An ultimate atom, or simple, unextended point; something ultimate and indivisible.
  • (mathematics, computing) A monoid in the category of endofunctors.
  • A single individual (such as a pollen grain) that is free from others, not united in a group.
  • See also

    * ("monad" on Wikipedia) * dyad * triad

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    comonad

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mathematics, category theory) A monad of the opposite category
  • See also

    * on Wikipedia