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P, NP, and NP-Completeness: The Basics of Complexity Theory

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P, NP, and NP-Completeness: The Basics of Complexity Theory
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0521122546
ISBN-13: 9780521122542
Number of pages: 190

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The focus of this book is on the P-vs-NP Question, which is the most fundamental question of computer science, and on the theory of NP-completeness, which is its most influential theoretical discovery. The book also provides adequate preliminaries regarding computational problems and computational models.

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