Randomized Methods in Computation

Notes for a Self-Study Course [Spring 2011]

Oded Goldreich

A variety of randomized methods are being employed in the study of computation. The aim of the suggested (self-study) course is to make the students familiar with some of these methods. We wish to stress three aspects regarding this course:

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