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By Erik D. Demaine (auth.), Rudolf Fleischer, Gerhard Trippen (eds.)

This quantity includes the complaints of the fifteenth Annual foreign Sym- sium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC 2004), held in Hong Kong, 20–22 December, 2004. some time past, it's been held in Tokyo (1990), Taipei (1991), Nagoya (1992), Hong Kong (1993), Beijing (1994), Cairns (1995), Osaka (1996), Singapore (1997), Taejon (1998), Chennai (1999), Taipei (2000), Christchurch (2001), Vancouver (2002), and Kyoto (2003). ISAAC is an annual overseas symposium that covers quite a lot of topics,namelyalgorithmsandcomputation.Themainpurposeofthesymposium is to supply a discussion board for researchers operating within the energetic study group of algorithms and the speculation of computation to offer and alternate new principles. in keeping with our demand papers we acquired 226 submissions. the duty of selectingthepapersinthisvolumewasdonebyourprogramcommitteeandother referees. After a radical overview approach the committee chosen seventy six papers, the choices being in response to originality and relevance to the ?eld of algorithms and computation. we are hoping all authorised papers will ultimately seem in scienti?c journals in a extra polished shape. designated concerns, one in all Algorithmica and one of many overseas magazine of Computational Geometry and functions, with chosen papers from ISAAC 2004 are in training. Thebeststudentpaperawardwillbegivenfor“Geometricoptimizationpr- lems over sliding home windows” via Bashir S. Sadjad and Timothy M. Chan from the college of Waterloo. eminent invited audio system, Prof. Erik D. Demaine, MIT, and Prof. David M. Mount, college of Maryland, additionally contributed to this volume.

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In the following, we show that the answer is also “yes” if we consider a set of quadratic functions. For a set of graphs a set of quadratic functions associated with denoted by is defined by the set of functions Lemma 9. Let be a set of Boolean sums on be a set of quadratic functions on Let On the Monotone Circuit Complexity of Quadratic Boolean Functions 37 where each is obtained from by replacing each variable in with the conjunction Then an optimal single level monotone circuit for F is a circuit obtained from an optimal monotone circuit for H that consists of OR gates only by replacing each input node with an AND gate Proof.

Errors might be inherent to the data acquisition itself (faulty sensors, white/bursty noise, aliasing), or to data processing (roundoff errors, numerical instability, coding bugs), or even to intrinsic uncertainty (think of surveys and poll data). Classical error correction postulates the existence of exact data and uses redundancy to provide recovery mechanisms in the presence of errors. Mesh generation in computer graphics, on the other hand, will often deal with reconstruction mostly on the basis of esthetic criteria, while signal processing might filter out noise by relying on frequency domain models.

A monotone Boolean circuit is a Boolean circuit that contains no NOT gates. A Boolean function that can be computed by a monotone Boolean circuit is called a monotone Boolean function. Since we will not discuss any non-Boolean functions, we may drop the word “Boolean”. 1 Single Level Versus Multi Level Notations Let G = (V, E) be an undirected graph with vertex set and edge set A quadratic (Boolean) function associated with G is defined by For a monotone circuit C, the level of C is defined as the maximal number of AND gates on a path from an input to an output in C.

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