The Art of Reductions

In memory of Mihai  Pătraşcu Written by Rasmus Pagh, Rina Panigrahy, Kunal Talwar and Udi Wieder Reductions are arguably at the heart of complexity theory. They show that one problem is at least as hard as another. Finding reductions often requires creativity and considerable technical skill; some reductions seem as if they were pulled from thin air. The most difficult … Continue reading The Art of Reductions