Notes on 1- and 2-Gerbes

@article{Breen2010NotesO1,
  title={Notes on 1- and 2-Gerbes},
  author={Lawrence S. Breen},
  journal={arXiv: Category Theory},
  year={2010},
  pages={193-235}
}
  • L. Breen
  • Published 10 November 2006
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: Category Theory
The aim of these notes is to discuss in an informal manner the construction and some properties of 1- and 2-gerbes. They are for the most part based on the author’s texts [1–4]. Our main goal is to describe the construction which associates to a gerbe or a 2-gerbe the corresponding non-abelian cohomology class. 
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