Computational Complexity

Computational Complexity

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• Computational complexity theory — is a branch of the theory of computation in theoretical computer science and mathematics that focuses on classifying computational problems according to their inherent difficulty, and relating those classes to each other. In this context, a… …   Wikipedia

• Computational complexity of mathematical operations — The following tables list the running time of various algorithms for common mathematical operations. Here, complexity refers to the time complexity of performing computations on a multitape Turing machine.[1] See big O notation for an explanation …   Wikipedia

• computational complexity — Inherent cost of solving a problem in large scale scientific computation, measured by the number of operations required as well as the amount of memory used and the order in which it is used. The result of a complexity analysis is an estimate of… …   Universalium

• Asymptotic computational complexity — In computational complexity theory, asymptotic computational complexity is the usage of the asymptotic analysis for the estimation of computational complexity of algorithms and computational problems, commonly associated with the usage of the big …   Wikipedia

• Context of computational complexity — In computational complexity theory and analysis of algorithms, a number of metrics are defined describing the resources, such as time or space, that a machine needs to solve a particular problem. Interpreting these metrics meaningfully requires… …   Wikipedia

• Computational geometry — is a branch of computer science devoted to the study of algorithms which can be stated in terms of geometry. Some purely geometrical problems arise out of the study of computational geometric algorithms, and such problems are also considered to… …   Wikipedia

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• Computational lithography — (also known as computational scaling) is the set of mathematical and algorithmic approaches designed to improve the resolution attainable through photolithography. Computational lithography has come to the forefront of photolithography in 2008 as …   Wikipedia

• Computational phylogenetics — is the application of computational algorithms, methods and programs to phylogenetic analyses. The goal is to assemble a phylogenetic tree representing a hypothesis about the evolutionary ancestry of a set of genes, species, or other taxa. For… …   Wikipedia

• Complexity theory and organizations — Complexity theory and organizations, also called complexity strategy or complex adaptive organization, is the use of Complexity theory in the field of strategic management and organizational studies. Contents 1 Overview 2 Early research 3 Later… …   Wikipedia