Lower bounds to the complexity of symmetric Boolean functions

L. Babai, P. Pudlák, V. Rödl, E. Szemeredi

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Abstract

We prove Ω(n log n) (Ω(n log n(log log n) 1), respectively) lower bounds on the complexity of an explicity defined symmetric Boolean function and for the majority of symmetric Boolean functions for branching programs of bounded (unbounded, respectively) widths.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-323
Number of pages11
JournalTheoretical Computer Science
Volume74
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 28 1990

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