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P versus NP and other resource-bounded computation.
Questions regarding well-defined instructions for completing a task, and relevant analysis in terms of time/memory/etc.
1780 questions
Reference-request is used when the author needs to know about work related to the question.
1558 questions
Graph theory is the study of graphs, mathematical structures used to model pairwise relations between objects.
1506 questions
Algorithms on graphs, excluding heuristics.
1005 questions
Questions related to NP-hardness and NP-completeness.
680 questions
Questions related to combinatorics and discrete mathematical structures
653 questions
Computational complexity classes and their relations
640 questions
Computational and mathematical logic.
515 questions
Questions about approximation algorithms.
482 questions
general questions about selecting a best element from some set of available alternatives.
430 questions
formal languages, grammars, automata theory
428 questions
A soft question is a question (possibly subjective) about the field of theoretical computer science as opposed to being a question in theoretical computer science.
402 questions
Automata Theory, including abstract machines, grammars, parsing, grammatical inference, transducers, and finite-state techniques
Quantum computation and computational issues related to quantum mechanics
384 questions
Computability theory a.k.a. recursion theory.
379 questions
Type structure is a syntactic discipline for enforcing levels of abstraction.
378 questions
Circuit complexity is the study of resource-bounded circuits and the functions computed by such circuits.
368 questions
Time complexity of decision problems or relations among time-bounded complexity classes. (Use the [analysis-of-algorithms] tag for the time taken by particular algorithms.)
367 questions
Programming languages, in particular, focussing on their semantics.
362 questions
Theoretical questions about Machine learning, especially Computational Learning Theory, including Algorithmic Learning Theory, PAC learning, and Bayesian Inference
344 questions
Properties and applications of data structures, such as space lower bounds, or time complexity of insertion and deletion of objects.
336 questions
SAT stands for the Boolean satisfiability problem.
313 questions
Computational Geometry is the study of geometric problems from a computational perspective. Examples of problems include: computation of geometric objects such as convex hulls, dimensionality reductio…
270 questions
questions about lowerbounds on functions, usually the complexity of an algorithm or a problem
268 questions
Theoretical aspects of cryptography and information security.
257 questions
How hard is counting the number of solutions?
255 questions
Church's formal system used in computatability, programming languages and proof theory to represent effective functions, programs and their computation, and proofs.
254 questions
Questions in probability theory
235 questions
Linear algebra deals with vector spaces and linear transformations.
218 questions
The Turing machine is a fundamental model of computation, especially in theoretical work.
216 questions
Questions about Boolean functions and their analysis
207 questions
An algorithm whose behaviour is determined by its input and a generator producing uniformly random numbers.
203 questions
A reduction is the transformation of one problem into another problem. A example of using a reduction would be to be to show if a problem P is undecidable. This would be achieved by transforming or pe…
201 questions
Questions in Information Theory
198 questions
Mathematical and computational method for finding the best outcome in a given mathematical model where the list of requirements is represented as linear relationships.
198 questions
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