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Sharp Pocket Computer P<-->NP
05-17-2020, 04:38 PM
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Sharp Pocket Computer P<-->NP
Several models of the Sharp Pocket Computer have a key labelled "P<-->NP."

What does that mean?

Google search talks about the complexity of problems, but it's hard to know if that would be found on a key legend.
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05-17-2020, 04:42 PM
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OK, it toggles printing on/off. I should have known it would have nothing to do with complexity!
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05-17-2020, 10:05 PM
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RE: Sharp Pocket Computer P<-->NP
(05-17-2020 04:42 PM)Don Shepherd Wrote:  OK, it toggles printing on/off. I should have known it would have nothing to do with complexity!

It doesn't mean "To P or not to P that is the question" ???? Big Grin

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05-18-2020, 01:06 AM
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(05-17-2020 10:05 PM)toml_12953 Wrote:  
(05-17-2020 04:42 PM)Don Shepherd Wrote:  OK, it toggles printing on/off. I should have known it would have nothing to do with complexity!

It doesn't mean "To P or not to P that is the question" ???? Big Grin
hmmm...

somehow that never entered my mind.

great sense of humor Tom.

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05-18-2020, 04:34 PM
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RE: Sharp Pocket Computer P<-->NP
If you press it, it solves Traveling Salesman for the general case in polynomial time. Big Grin

Always wondered about that key myself, honestly.
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