Studies on evaluation of difficulty of computational problem and verification of configurationality of computational effort class

 Iwamoto Chuzo 

Research Summary

It is natural to think that the increased use of computing time and the amount of memory will result in more difficult problems being solved. However, it is known that it is very difficult to theoretically verify the configurationality of the difficulty of such problems. The problem of ''P≠NP,'' which is the famous outstanding problem in the field of computing machine science represents one example.
So far, our laboratory has verified various hierarchy theorems concerning the difficulty of problems by using the Turing machine which is the basic model of serial computing machine, PRAM which is a parallel computing machine model, and logic circuits. Further, we have theoretically clarified to what extent computing can be made faster by using the parallel computing method that is called alternation.

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