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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 6050 - Computability and Complexity


This course discusses modern concepts of computability and computational complexity theories. The Church-Turing thesis; variations of Turing Machines; Algorithms; Decidability; The Halting Problem; Reducibility; The Recursion Theorem; The Concept of Information; Time and Space Complexity; Intractability; NP-completeness and Cook’s theorem. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4050 and CSCI 6050.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: CSCI 2300 or equivalent.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Cross Listed: CSCI 4050.

Credit Hours: 3



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