Space of homomorphisms between two rings

sage.rings.homset.RingHomset(R, S, category=None)

Construct a space of homomorphisms between the rings R and S.

For more on homsets, see Hom().

EXAMPLES:

sage: Hom(ZZ, QQ) # indirect doctest
Set of Homomorphisms from Integer Ring to Rational Field
class sage.rings.homset.RingHomset_generic(R, S, category=None)

Bases: sage.categories.homset.HomsetWithBase

A generic space of homomorphisms between two rings.

EXAMPLES:

sage: Hom(ZZ, QQ)
Set of Homomorphisms from Integer Ring to Rational Field
sage: QQ.Hom(ZZ)
Set of Homomorphisms from Rational Field to Integer Ring
has_coerce_map_from(x)

The default for coercion maps between ring homomorphism spaces is very restrictive (until more implementation work is done).

Currently this checks if the domains and the codomains are equal.

EXAMPLES:

sage: H = Hom(ZZ, QQ)
sage: H2 = Hom(QQ, ZZ)
sage: H.has_coerce_map_from(H2)
False
natural_map()

Returns the natural map from the domain to the codomain.

The natural map is the coercion map from the domain ring to the codomain ring.

EXAMPLES:

sage: H = Hom(ZZ, QQ)
sage: H.natural_map()
Ring Coercion morphism:
  From: Integer Ring
  To:   Rational Field
class sage.rings.homset.RingHomset_quo_ring(R, S, category=None)

Bases: sage.rings.homset.RingHomset_generic

Space of ring homomorphisms where the domain is a (formal) quotient ring.

EXAMPLES:

sage: R.<x,y> = PolynomialRing(QQ, 2)
sage: S.<a,b> = R.quotient(x^2 + y^2)
sage: phi = S.hom([b,a]); phi
Ring endomorphism of Quotient of Multivariate Polynomial Ring in x, y over Rational Field by the ideal (x^2 + y^2)
  Defn: a |--> b
        b |--> a
sage: phi(a)
b
sage: phi(b)
a

TESTS:

We test pickling of a homset from a quotient.

sage: R.<x,y> = PolynomialRing(QQ, 2)
sage: S.<a,b> = R.quotient(x^2 + y^2)
sage: H = S.Hom(R)
sage: H == loads(dumps(H))
True

We test pickling of actual homomorphisms in a quotient:

sage: phi = S.hom([b,a])
sage: phi == loads(dumps(phi))
True
sage.rings.homset.is_RingHomset(H)

Return True if H is a space of homomorphisms between two rings.

EXAMPLES:

sage: from sage.rings.homset import is_RingHomset as is_RH
sage: is_RH(Hom(ZZ, QQ))
True
sage: is_RH(ZZ)
False
sage: is_RH(Hom(RR, CC))
True
sage: is_RH(Hom(FreeModule(ZZ,1), FreeModule(QQ,1)))
False

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