# Crossed pointed categories and their equivariantizations

@article{Naidu2010CrossedPC, title={Crossed pointed categories and their equivariantizations}, author={D. Venku Naidu}, journal={Pacific Journal of Mathematics}, year={2010}, volume={247}, pages={477-496} }

We propose the notion of quasi-abelian third cohomology of crossed modules, generalizing Eilenberg and MacLane's abelian cohomology and Ospel's quasi-abelian cohomology, and classify crossed pointed categories in terms of it. We apply the process of equivariantization to the latter to obtain braided fusion categories which may be viewed as generalizations of the categories of modules over twisted Drinfeld doubles of finite groups. As a consequence, we obtain a description of all braided group…

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