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How the Web Rallied To Review the P != NP Claim

September 10th, 2010 09:58 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Remember, about a month ago, when a researcher claimed he had a proof that P != NP? Well, the proof hasn’t held up. But blogs and news sites helped spur a massive, open, collaborative effort on the Internet to understand the paper and to see if its ideas could be extended. This article explains what happened, how the proof was supposed to work, and why it failed.”

Source: How the Web Rallied To Review the P != NP Claim

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