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computational complexity of the stable configuration problem for connectionist models.

Gail Helen Godbeer

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Published
**1987**
by University of Toronto, Dept. of Computer Science in Toronto
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 1987

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Pagination | 45 leaves |

Number of Pages | 45 |

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Open Library | OL18825556M |

J. Lipscomb, On the Computational Complexity of Finding a Connectionist Model's Stable State of Vectors, Master's Thesis, Dept. of Comp. Sci., U. Cited by: In computer science, more specifically computational complexity theory, Computers and Intractability: A Guide to the Theory of NP-Completeness is an influential textbook .

An Introduction to Computational Complexity. This note covers the following topics: Computational Models, Complexity measures, Power increasing resourses, Basic relatton amomg the models and measures, Reducibility, completeness and closure under reductions, Deterministics and nondeterministics logarithmic space, Deterministics polynomial time, Polynomial Hierarchy and . Michael Sipser's Introduction to the Theory of Computation is a great book, and is very readable. Another great resource is Scott Aaronson's Great Ideas in Theoretical Computer Science course.. The formalism that is used is to look at decision problems (problems with a Yes/No answer, e.g. "does this graph have a Hamiltonian cycle") as "languages" -- sets of strings -- inputs for which the.

Specifically, these attributes include ability of the WSN-ANN to scale with the problem size, the computational complexity in space and time, and the communications or messaging complexity. The purpose of this paper is twofold: (a) to provide a tutorial introduction to some key concepts from the theory of computational complexity, highlighting their relevance to systems and control theory, and (b) to survey the relatively recent research activity lying at the interface between these by:

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G.H. Godbeer, The computational complexity of the stable configuration problem for connectionist models, Technical Report, Computer Science Department, University of Toronto (). [7] A. Haken and M. Luby, Steepest descent can take exponential time for symmetric connection networks, Complex Systems 2()–Cited by: 9.

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A computational problem is a task solved by a computer. A computation problem is solvable by mechanical application of mathematical steps, such as an algorithm. A problem is regarded as inherently difficult if its solution requires.

In computer science, the computational complexity or simply complexity of an algorithm is the amount of resources required to run it. Particular focus is given to time and memory requirements. As the amount of resources required to run an algorithm generally varies with the size of the input, the complexity is typically expressed as a function n → f(n), where n is the size of the input and.

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Encodings and Languages: Some conventions Below we specify some of the notations and conventions used throughout this chapter and this book to represent computational problem. what we mean by “complexity” (i.e., the complexity measur e used).

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Valiant’s Algebraic Complexity Classes 13 Appendix A. Propositional logic 17 Appendix B. Graph theory 17 Acknowledgments 18 References 18 1. Introduction In \computational complexity theory", intuitively the \computational" part means problems that can .