Communication Complexity (for Algorithm Designers)
by Tim Roughgarden
Publisher: Stanford University 2015
Number of pages: 150
Communication complexity offers a clean theory that is extremely useful for proving lower bounds for lots of different fundamental problems. The two biggest goals of the course are: 1. Learn several canonical problems that have proved the most useful for proving lower bounds; 2. Learn how to reduce lower bounds for fundamental algorithmic problems to communication complexity lower bounds.
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