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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 4050 - Computability and Complexity


This course discusses concepts of languages defined by formal grammars, Turing machines and rewriting systems, computability, Church-Turing thesis, decidable and undecidable problems, computational complexity, polynomial reducibility, NP-completeness, and Cook’s theorem. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4050 and CSCI 6050.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: CSCI 2300.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Cross Listed: CSCI 6050.

Credit Hours: 4



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