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Subhash Khot's Unique Games Conjecture is one of active research areas in complexity theory.

What evidence do we have for it? What evidence do we have against it?

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    $\begingroup$ Could you provide some references, links, and what evidence you have for/against already? Otherwise please make this biglist type question a community wiki. $\endgroup$ Aug 17 '10 at 2:38
  • $\begingroup$ I agree that it should be community wiki. $\endgroup$
    – Moritz
    Aug 17 '10 at 3:11
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    $\begingroup$ as phrased, it definitely should be CW. $\endgroup$ Aug 17 '10 at 6:29
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks to Daniel for the link to Khot's nice survey. (A relatively older related post on Computational Complexity blog: blog.computationalcomplexity.org/2010/03/…) $\endgroup$
    – Kaveh
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Khot gave a UGC survey talk at CCC 2010. The write-up is here. The final segment (bottom of page 30) has his opinions on this question.

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Another interesting survey about UGC by Khot cited in [1] which is more math oriented:

S. Khot, Inapproximability of NP-complete Problems, Discrete Fourier Analysis, and Geometry, ICM 2010.


[1] S. Khot, On the Unique Games Conjecture, CCC 2010.

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