On the reduction theory for average case complexity

  • Andreas Blass
  • Yuri Gurevich
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 533)


This is an attempt to simplify and justify the notions of deterministic and randomized reductions, an attempt to derive these notions from (more or less) first principles.


Random Function Positive Probability Binary String Computable Function Total Function 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Blass
    • 1
  • Yuri Gurevich
    • 2
  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Electrical Engineering and Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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