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WSJ Meets Group Algorithms

Our whole life is solving puzzles. — Ernő Rubik Cropped from source Jessica Fridrich is a Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Binghamton...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

WSJ Meets Group Algorithms

Our whole life is solving puzzles. — Ernő Rubik Cropped from source Jessica Fridrich is a Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Binghamton...

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New, Old, Ancient Results

Nonexistence theorems and attempts at lower bounds Cropped from src Joshua Grochow is an assistant professor in Computer Science and Mathematics at the University...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

New, Old, Ancient Results

Nonexistence theorems and attempts at lower bounds Cropped from src Joshua Grochow is an assistant professor in Computer Science and Mathematics at the University...

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A Quiz of Quotes

Everything that can be invented has been invented—Charles Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899 MathQuotes src George Cantor has been featured here...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

A Quiz of Quotes

Everything that can be invented has been invented—Charles Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899 MathQuotes src George Cantor has been featured here...

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Riemann Hypothesis—Why So Hard?

“If I were to awaken after having slept a thousand years, my first question would be: has the Riemann Hypothesis been proven?” — David Hilbert Steklov Institute...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Riemann Hypothesis—Why So Hard?

“If I were to awaken after having slept a thousand years, my first question would be: has the Riemann Hypothesis been proven?” — David Hilbert Steklov Institute...

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Computing’s Role In The Pandemic

How can we help? Joe Biden is the 46th president of the USA. Note is called a centered triangular number. These numbers obey the formula: and start with The previous...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Computing’s Role In The Pandemic

How can we help? Joe Biden is the 46th president of the USA. Note is called a centered triangular number. These numbers obey the formula: and start with The previous...

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Alan Selman

A special journal issue in his honor Elvira Mayordomo, Mitsu Ogihara, and Atri Rudra are going to be the editors of a special issue of the journal Theory of Computing...

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Pigenhole Principle

Mathematics is based on the application of simple ideas over and over: From tiny nuts do big trees grow. Jorgen Veisdal is an assistant professor at the Norwegian...

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Graph Products

The power of definitions and notations Leopold Kronecker was one of the great mathematicians of the 19th century. deeply. We highlighted him before—well not deeply...

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Happy Un-Birthday Rich

Still going strong Richard DeMillo just turned 74 years old the other day. Happy Birthday Rich, and many more. Today I want to wish him also a happy un-birthday...

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Resources for a new term from our vantage point Crop from Broad Institute src Eric Lander has been appointed director of the US Office of Science and Technology...

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Edmund Clarke, 1945–2020

If only model checking could fight the virus Edmund Clarke passed away due to COVID-19 complications. Ed will be missed. He was a winner of the 2007 Turing award...

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Priming Random Restrictions

Can we expand the base of their use? Technion commemoration src Bella Subbotovskaya was doing Boolean complexity lower bounds in 1961. She originated the method...

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Predictions For 2021

This year is a Blum integer, 43*47 2017 article, not via Zoom Allan Lichtman correctly predicted the 2020 presidential election, based on a 7-6 edge in “keys” to...

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P < NP In Our Stockings?

Brute force wins—sometimes Santa Claus is on the way to visit those of us who have been good. Tonight is Christmas Eve, and we want to thank everyone who has been...

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Database and Theory

A dean of engineering Jennifer Widom was appointed as the Dean of Engineering at Stanford not long ago. No doubt her research in databases and her teaching played...