coaction


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coaction

(kō-ăk′shən)
n.
1. An impelling or restraining force; a compulsion.
2. Joint action.
3. Ecology Any of the reciprocal actions or effects, such as symbiosis, that can occur in a community.

co·ac′tive adj.
co·ac′tive·ly adv.
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We need to convince ourselves that this dualization interchanges action and coaction. But this is clearly true
Corollary 5.2 The ySym action and coaction defined in (Forcey et al., 2010, Section 4.1) make [MSym.sub.+] into a Hopf module isomorphic to the Hopfmodule PSym.
There have been numerous publications on coaction of physiologically active substances.
The coaction [rho] in this basis is particularly nice, but we need a bit more notation to describe it.
If we endow [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] with the right H- coaction [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] given by
P is a right C-comodule with the coaction p [??] e[[cross product].sub.B]p, hence it is an integrable Z-connection over T(C, x) with covariant derivative: