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Title:Multi-k-ic depth three circuit lower bound
Speaker:Chandan Saha
coming from:Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
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Event Type:Talk
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Level:AG Audience
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Date:Friday, 20 March 2015
Duration:60 Minutes
In a multi-k-ic depth three circuit, every variable appears in at most k of the linear polynomials in every product gate of the circuit. This model is a natural generalization of multilinear depth three circuits that allows the formal degree of the circuit to exceed the number of underlying variables (as the formal degree of a multi-k-ic depth three circuit can be kn where n is the number of variables). The problem of proving lower bounds for depth three circuits with high formal degree has gained in importance following a work by Gupta, Kamath, Kayal and Saptharishi (2013) on depth reduction to high formal degree depth three circuits. In the talk, we will show an exponential lower bound for multi-k-ic depth three circuits for any arbitrary constant k.

Based on joint work with Neeraj Kayal.

Name(s):Karteek Sreenivasaiah
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