Search FQXi


If you are aware of an interesting new academic paper (that has been published in a peer-reviewed journal or has appeared on the arXiv), a conference talk (at an official professional scientific meeting), an external blog post (by a professional scientist) or a news item (in the mainstream news media), which you think might make an interesting topic for an FQXi blog post, then please contact us at forums@fqxi.org with a link to the original source and a sentence about why you think that the work is worthy of discussion. Please note that we receive many such suggestions and while we endeavour to respond to them, we may not be able to reply to all suggestions.

Please also note that we do not accept unsolicited posts and we cannot review, or open new threads for, unsolicited articles or papers. Requests to review or post such materials will not be answered. If you have your own novel physics theory or model, which you would like to post for further discussion among then FQXi community, then please add them directly to the "Alternative Models of Reality" thread, or to the "Alternative Models of Cosmology" thread. Thank you.

Forum Home
Introduction
Terms of Use

Order posts by:
 chronological order
 most recent first

Posts by the author are highlighted in orange; posts by FQXi Members are highlighted in blue.

By using the FQXi Forum, you acknowledge reading and agree to abide by the Terms of Use

 RSS feed | RSS help
RECENT POSTS IN THIS TOPIC

Nick Mann: on 11/4/14 at 22:23pm UTC, wrote "P=NP" actually means that any problem whose solution can be efficiently...

Ian Harris: on 9/25/14 at 17:03pm UTC, wrote Very interesting way of presenting your information! I hope you do well...

Sorana Stoica: on 9/25/14 at 10:27am UTC, wrote Your video is very interesting, and I loved it! My video is A universe in...

Robert Bender: on 9/18/14 at 15:04pm UTC, wrote Great VIDEO!!! I Loved the way you animated the talking characters. Also,...

Schatzie Dudee: on 9/12/14 at 18:31pm UTC, wrote That was really neat! I love the graphics and really easy to understand...

Neil Sardesai: on 9/10/14 at 22:10pm UTC, wrote Well, I learned something new today. Didn't even know what P and NP were...

Daegene Song: on 8/22/14 at 19:06pm UTC, wrote Video Image Video URL ...


RECENT FORUM POSTS

Steve Dufourny: "I have studied several papers about the renormalization of conformal..." in 16th Marcel Grossmann...

Steve Dufourny: "Yang Mills squared and quadrupoles, For this quantum gravitation..." in 16th Marcel Grossmann...

Steve Dufourny: "One of the important solution that I propose for the UN is ecological and..." in Global Collaboration

Amrit Ladhani : "My preprint "The Beginning to the End of the Universe and Eternal..." in Alternative Models of...

Steve Dufourny: "It could be very relevant if FQXi make a kind of essay contest for this..." in Global Collaboration

Steve Dufourny: "I read my posts from the past on FQXi, my english which is not of course..." in Alternative Models of...

Ronnie Wassler: "DNA is the origin of the universe. We have 3 distinct brains, Left..." in Alternative Models of...

Michael Wade: "history dissertation help" in Causal Discovery in the...


RECENT ARTICLES
click titles to read articles

Quanthoven's Fifth
A quantum computer composes chart-topping music, programmed by physicists striving to understand consciousness.

The Math of Consciousness: Q&A with Kobi Kremnitzer
A meditating mathematician is developing a theory of conscious experience to help understand the boundary between the quantum and classical world.

Can We Feel What It’s Like to Be Quantum?
Underground experiments in the heart of the Italian mountains are testing the links between consciousness and collapse theories of quantum physics.

The Thermodynamic Limits of Intelligence: Q&A with David Wolpert
Calculating the energy needed to acquire and compute information could help explain the (in)efficiency of human brains and guide the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence.

Gambling Against the Second Law
Using precision thermometry to make mini heat engines, that might, momentarily, bust through the thermodynamic limit.


FQXi FORUM
August 11, 2022

CATEGORY: Show Me the Physics! Video Contest (2014) [back]
TOPIC: Physics Resolution to the P vs NP problem by Daegene Song [refresh]
Bookmark and Share
Login or create account to post reply or comment.

Daegene Song wrote on Aug. 22, 2014 @ 19:06 GMT
Video Image





Video URL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdSElM_UTX4



Video Description

Physics could help to solve the P versus NP problem, one of the seven millennium math problems presented by the Clay Institute in 2000. The idea is to construct a real-world NP computer, which has existed only as imagination so far, and show if it is equal to P computers—that is, ordinary computers.

Video Creator Bio

Daegene Song now teaches at the Korea University of Technology & Education. He has worked on various topics in the field of quantum computation. www.subjectiveuniverse.org

Bookmark and Share


Neil Sardesai wrote on Sep. 10, 2014 @ 22:10 GMT
Well, I learned something new today. Didn't even know what P and NP were until now. I'm studying computer engineering in college, so stuff like this is really relevant and interesting. So thanks for making this video!

Also, would you mind rating and reviewing my video? I attempt to generate interest in studying physics by showing how cool physics really is. http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2148

Best of luck in the competition!

Bookmark and Share


Schatzie Dudee wrote on Sep. 12, 2014 @ 18:31 GMT
That was really neat! I love the graphics and really easy to understand explanation of a very difficult concept.

If you can, please rate our 2 videos if you have a moment:

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2230 and

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2167

Thanks again!

Schatzie Dudee

Bookmark and Share


Robert L Bender wrote on Sep. 18, 2014 @ 15:04 GMT
Great VIDEO!!! I Loved the way you animated the talking characters. Also, The P NP problem is very new to me!! thank you for sharing!!

Bookmark and Share


Sorana Dana Stoica wrote on Sep. 25, 2014 @ 10:27 GMT
Your video is very interesting, and I loved it!

My video is A universe in a cup of water, I hope you will like it too.

I wish you success!

Victor

Bookmark and Share


Ian C Harris wrote on Sep. 25, 2014 @ 17:03 GMT
Very interesting way of presenting your information!

I hope you do well in the competition. If you get a chance please stop by and check out/ rate out video as well

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2189

Thanks

Ian Harris

Bookmark and Share


Nick Mann wrote on Nov. 4, 2014 @ 22:23 GMT
"P=NP" actually means that any problem whose solution can be efficiently verified by a deterministic or nondeterministic computer can also be efficiently solved by a nondeterministic computer.

So in order to prove P=NP, the nondeterministic computer would need to efficiently solve NP-Complete problems. That's a much higher bar than merely matching the performance of an ordinary deterministic computer, which a nondeterministic computer could easily do. It's too early to collect the million bucks.

Bookmark and Share


Login or create account to post reply or comment.

Please enter your e-mail address:
Note: Joining the FQXi mailing list does not give you a login account or constitute membership in the organization.