Bounded Arithmetic, Propositional Logic And Complexity Theory (Encyclopedia Of Mathematics And Its Applications)

170.54 Brand New 5 In stock! Order now!
Brand: Cambridge University Press
SKU: DADAX0521452058
ISBN : 9780521452052
Price:
$170.54

Domestic Shipping:$3.99
Qty: - +
   - OR -   

Bounded Arithmetic, Propositional Logic and Complexity Theory (Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications)

This book presents an up-to-date, unified treatment of research in bounded arithmetic and complexity of propositional logic with emphasis on independence proofs and lower bound proofs. The author discusses the deep connections between logic and complexity theory and lists a number of intriguing open problems. An introduction to the basics of logic and complexity is followed by discussion of important results in propositional proof systems and systems of bounded arithmetic. Then more advanced topics are treated, including polynomial simulations and conservativity results, various witnessing theorems, the translation of bounded formulas (and their proofs) into propositional ones, the method of random partial restrictions and its applications, simple independence proofs, complete systems of partial relations, lower bounds to the size of constant-depth propositional proofs, the approximation method and the method of Boolean valuations, combinatorics and complexity theory within bounded arithmetic, and relations to complexity issues of predicate calculus. Students and researchers in mathematical logic and complexity theory will find his comprehensive treatment an excellent guide to this expanding interdisciplinary area.

Specifications of Bounded Arithmetic, Propositional Logic and Complexity Theory (Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications)

GENERAL
AuthorJan Krajicek
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100521452058
ISBN-139780521452052
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number Of Pages360
Publication Date1995-11-24
DIMENSIONS
Height8.98 inch.
Length5.98 inch.
Width0.94 inch.
Weight1.5 pounds.

Write a review


Your Name:


Your Email:


Your Review:

Note: HTML is not translated!

Rating: Bad           Good

Enter the code in the box below: