In mathematics, the **simplex category** (or **simplicial category** or **ordinal category**) is the category of finite ordinals and order preserving maps. It is used to define simplicial and cosimplicial objects.

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**Simplex Category**- Formal Definition

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**simplex category**is usually denoted by and is sometimes denoted by Ord ... There are several equivalent descriptions of this

**category**... can be described as the

**category**of finite ordinals as objects, thought of as totally ordered sets, and order preserving functions as morphisms ...

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