CSC 2429: Topics in the Theory of Computation
Winter, 2001

Students should consult this page at least once a week for important information.

Lectures: Thursday 10-12 SF 3202

Instructor: Toniann Pitassi, email: toni@cs
Office: Sandford Fleming 2305A, 978-3695
Office Hours: by appointment (send an email message).

Text: There is no required text for this course. Background material on computational complexity can be found in the book Introduction to the Theory of Computation by Michael Sipser.

Course Information Sheet

Problem Set 1

Problem Set 2

Selected readings:
Nisan, Wigderson
Impagliazzo, Wigderson
Impagliazzo, 1995
Sudan, Trevisan, Vadhan
Miltersen Chapter
Trevisan's extractor paper
Journal version of Luca's paper
Pre-Trevisan survey on extractors
Raz, Resolution lower bounds for WPHP
Beame-Pitassi, lower bounds for PHP