Fall 2014

Algebraic Geometry Fellows' Seminar

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014, 2:00 pm3:00 pm

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Benjamin Rossman (National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo)


Calvin Lab 116

Boolean Formulas vs. Circuits

Understanding the relative power of Boolean formulas vs. circuits (NC^1 vs. P/poly) is a central question in circuit complexity.  In this talk I will discuss recent work that gives sharp separations between formulas vs. circuits in the bounded-depth and monotone settings.