A First Course in Computational Physics by Paul L. DeVries

By Paul L. DeVries

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By the way it is well-known (cf. [2]) that the following converse of the previous fact is true: If ϕ(Z) is antimonotone in Z in all finite and infinite structures, then ϕ(Z) is logically equivalent to a formula ψ(Z) negative in Z. Nevertheless, we do not know whether, in Theorem 2, we can replace “ϕ(Z) a Πt -formula negative in Z” by “ϕ(Z) a Πt -formula antimonotone in Z;” in fact, for t ≥ 3, it is not known if every Πt -formula antimonotone in Z is equivalent to 34 Y. Chen and J. Flum a formula ψ(Z) in Πt negative in Z.

Therefore we simply need to compare c with γx + k to check whether x, k ∈ LQ . The total time complexity of the above algorithm is O(kα · (|f (x)| + h(kα)) + p1 (|x|) + p2 (|f (x)|)), where p1 (·) is the time taken by algorithm f to transform an instance of Q to an instance of M AX 3-S AT, and p2 (·) is the time taken by g to output its answer. Thus the algorithm that we outlined is indeed an FPT algorithm for LQ . Note that the proof of Proposition 1 also shows that every minimization problem in MAX SNP has a M AX 3-S AT-lower bound.

Definition 3 (Dense Set). Let Q = {I , S, V, opt} be an NPO problem. A set of instances I ⊆ I is said to be dense with respect to a set of conditions C if there exists a constant c ∈ N such that for all closed intervals [a, b] ⊆ R+ of length |b − a| ≥ c, there exists an instance I ∈ I with |I| ∈ [a, b] such that I satisfies all the conditions in C. Further, if such an I can be found in polynomial time (polynomial in b), then I is said to be dense poly-time uniform with respect to C. For example, for the M AXIMUM ACYCLIC S UBGRAPH problem, the set of all oriented digraphs is dense (poly-time uniform) with respect to the condition: opt(G) = |E(G)|.

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