exact sequence

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exact sequence

[ig′zakt ′sē·kwəns]
(mathematics)
A sequence of homomorphisms with the property that the kernel of each homomorphism is precisely the image of the previous homomorphism.
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In other words it produces a universal split exact sequence we shall denote this way:
In particular the following upper canonical split exact sequence determines a factorization which will be denoted by [[section].