**Communication Complexity (for Algorithm Designers)**

by Tim Roughgarden

**Publisher**: Stanford University 2015**Number of pages**: 150

**Description**:

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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(2.8MB, PDF)

Download mirrors:**Mirror 1**

## Similar books

**P, NP, and NP-Completeness: The Basics of Complexity Theory**

by

**Oded Goldreich**-

**Cambridge University Press**

The main focus of the current book is on the P-vs-NP Question and the theory of NP-completeness. Additional topics that are covered include the treatment of the general notion of a reduction between computational problems.

(

**4860**views)

**Computability and Complexity from a Programming Perspective**

by

**Neil D. Jones**-

**The MIT Press**

The author builds a bridge between computability and complexity theory and other areas of computer science. Jones uses concepts familiar from programming languages to make computability and complexity more accessible to computer scientists.

(

**7074**views)

**Measure-Preserving Systems**

by

**Karl Petersen**-

**University of North Carolina**

These notes provide an introduction to the subject of measure-preserving dynamical systems, discussing the dynamical viewpoint; how and from where measure-preserving systems arise; the construction of measures and invariant measures; etc.

(

**6527**views)

**Introduction to Computational Complexity**

by

**Martin Tompa**

Lecture notes for a graduate course on computational complexity taught at the University of Washington. Alternating Turing machines are introduced very early, and deterministic and nondeterministic Turing machines treated as special cases.

(

**5642**views)