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Friday, September 6, 2013

Timing Is Everything...


What if (against almost everyone's expectations) P actually equals NP???....

With fresh reports of the NSA cracking/hacking of internet encryption in the news, probably a good time for the award-winning, mathematical thriller* "Travelling Salesman" movie (about the P vs. NP problem) to be making its worldwide release... and... lo-and-behold it is!:

http://www.travellingsalesmanmovie.com/

reviewed a bit here:  http://plus.maths.org/content/travelling-salesman-0

and interview with the director here:  http://www.pulse-project.org/node/435


* yes Virginia, there is such a thing ;-)

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