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The computational complexity of logical theories

Jeanne Ferrante

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Published
**1979**
by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York
.

Written in English

- Predicate calculus,
- Computational complexity

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Jeanne Ferrante, Charles W. Rackoff. |

Series | Lecture notes in mathematics ; 718, Lecture notes in mathematics (Springer-Verlag) ;, 718. |

Contributions | Rackoff, Charles W., 1948- joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA3 .L28 no. 718, QA9.35 .L28 no. 718 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | x, 243 p. : |

Number of Pages | 243 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4411748M |

ISBN 10 | 0387095012 |

LC Control Number | 79015338 |

Propositional proof complexity is the study of the sizes of propositional proofs, and more generally, the resources necessary to certify propositional tautologies. Questions about proof sizes have connections with computational complexity, theories of arithmetic, and satisfiability algorithms. And thus computational complexity was born. In the early days of complexity, researchers just tried understanding these new measures and how they related to each other. We saw the rst notion of e cient computation by using time polynomial in the input size. This led to complexity’s most important concept, NP-completeness.

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