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Computational Complexity: A Conceptual Perspective

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Computational Complexity: A Conceptual Perspective
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 052188473X
ISBN-13: 9780521884730
Number of pages: 632

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This book offers a comprehensive perspective to modern topics in complexity theory, which is a central field of the theoretical foundations of computer science. It addresses the looming question of what can be achieved within a limited amount of time with or without other limited natural computational resources. The book can be used as an introduction for advanced undergraduate and graduate students as either a textbook or for self-study, or to experts, since it provides expositions of the various sub-areas of complexity theory such as hardness amplification, pseudorandomness and probabilistic proof systems.

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