Introduction to Complexity Theory


Complexity theory is the study of the resources (especially computation time and memory) required by algorithms.

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    • Students should be familiar with the concepts of deterministic and nondeterministic computation, and formal models of computation, such as finite state automata and Turing machines.
    • Students should also be familiar with the theory of formal languages
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  • School: School of Computer science
  • Department: Institute for Complexity Theory
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The introduction to complexity theory course will offer a comprehensive course in complexity theory .


  Subject classification: this is a mathematics resource.
  Educational level: this is a tertiary (university) resource.


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