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Srikanth Srinivasan inaugural lecture: Computation with Polynomials

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Friday 4 March 2022,  at 14:00 - 15:00


Building 5510 room 103 InCuba Auditorium


Free DKK

Title: Computation with Polynomials

Abstract: Computational Complexity can come across as a forbidding discipline with hard-to-state problems and harder (or no) solutions. In this talk, I will describe an approach to a famous question in Complexity theory (called the VP vs. VNP conjecture) to an elementary question about polynomials that hopefully anyone can understand. I will tell you a little bit about some progress we made toward answering this question recently, and what that means for Complexity theory and Algorithms.