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Ryan Williams
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Are $PSPACE$-complete problems inherently less tractable than $NP$-complete problems?

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What papers should everyone read?

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How do you get a "Physical Intuition" for results in TCS?

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What are the best current lower bounds on 3SAT?

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Inspirational talk for final year high school pupils

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Problems that can be used to show polynomial-time hardness results

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Consequences of $\mathsf{NP}$ containing $\mathsf{BPP}$

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Matrix multiplication in $O(n^2 \log n)$

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Is $AC^0/poly \cap NP$ contained in $P$?

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Super-polynomial time approximation algorithms for MAX 3SAT

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True Bit Complexity of matrix multiplication is $O(n^{4})$

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Is there any justification to believe that $NL\neq L$?

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Space complexity of Coppersmith–Winograd algorithm

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Lower bounds on #SAT?

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Semantic vs. Syntactic Complexity Classes

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Examples of the price of abstraction?

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How many tautologies are there?

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Is there any book on the philosophical implications of Theoretical Computer Science?

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Given a 4-cycle free graph $G$, can we determine if it has a 3-cycle in quadratic time?

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What is $\mathsf{NP}$ restricted to linear size witnesses?

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What is the big version of NC?

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NTIME(n^k) ≠ DTIME(n^k) ?

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NC = P consequences?

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Is there a complexity theory analogue of Rice's theorem in computability theory?

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References for TCS proof techniques

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Toy examples for barriers to $P \ne NP$

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Implications of proof of abc conjecture for cs theory

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Proof that circuit upper bounds for $E$ imply $P \neq NP$

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Problems with big open complexity gaps

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Hierarchy for BPP vs derandomization

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