2 edition of **Complexity of computational problem solving** found in the catalog.

Complexity of computational problem solving

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Published
**1976**
by University of Queensland Press in St. Lucia, Q
.

Written in English

- Computer programming.,
- Computational complexity -- Data processing.,
- Mathematics -- Data processing.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | editors, R. S. Anderssen and R. P. Brent. |

Contributions | Anderssen, R. S., Brent, R. P. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA76.6 .C629 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 262 p. : |

Number of Pages | 262 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4946488M |

ISBN 10 | 070221213X |

LC Control Number | 76374278 |

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