Courses of Study 2018-2019 
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Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 4814 - [Introduction to Computational Complexity]

Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: CS 4820 .

D. Steurer.

Explores the power and limitations of efficient algorithms. Compares basic models of computations such as finite automata, Boolean circuits, and Turing machines. Illustrates the notion of computational intractability through the concept NP-completeness and the computational foundations of modern cryptography. Investigates the role of randomness and approximation in the modern theory of computing.

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