Join us for coffee and tea at 15.30 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, February 11th 2014
Speaker: Professor Harry Buhrman (CWI)
Room: 5161.0293 (Bernoulliborg)
An overview of the P versus NP problem
The P versus NP problem is one of the 7 Clay millennium problems and is a central question in theoretical computer science.
In this presentation I will give an overview of the problem and some of the approaches taken to tackle it. I will end with some connections to my own research, relating to complexity theory and quantum computing.
loquium coordinators are Prof.dr. A.C.D. van Enter (e-mail : A.C.D.van.Enter@rug.nl) and
Dr. A.V. Kiselev (e-mail:
Photo report on the most special and oldest books of the university.
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