Changes of Mathematical State [PDF document]
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|Ivars Peterson - Science News Online|
|A discussion of constraint-satisfaction problems, more specifically the logic puzzle in theoretical computer science known as the satisfiability (SAT) problem (e.g. working out a seating plan), the current state of research on computational "phase transitions," and the use of transition phenomena in problems of computational complexity; where computational problems change rapidly from soluble to insoluble (e.g. search problems).|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Math Topics:||Permutations/Combinations, Logic/Foundations, Operations Research, Artificial Intelligence|
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