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No, but seriously on topic. Being a community of well-spoken computer engineers we most likely have opinions on this problem. Contraversial, Millenium Prize problem... what's not to love? Discuss your opinions on whether P = NP below. Personally, I think they are differerent, which seems to be the common belief.

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BRIEF RUNDOWN of the problem if you don't know:

Saying that P = NP basically means that anything you can check in some amount of time, you can calculate in that amount of time. The most common example of this is multiplication and factoring. Multiplication is astonishingly easy to do, and no matter how large your numbers get it is still relatively elementary and basic. Multiplying 787456*324569 is relatively simple. However, factoring either of those numbers is a tedious and unattractive task. The P vs. NP problem basically asks the question "Are they fundamentally different, or are we just not smart enough?

If you're still curious, check out this article @ http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/P_versus_NP for an in-depth yet understandable description of the problem. Enjoy!

No, but seriously on topic. Being a community of well-spoken computer engineers we most likely have opinions on this problem. Contraversial, Millenium Prize problem... what's not to love? Discuss your opinions on whether P = NP below. Personally, I think they are differerent, which seems to be the common belief.

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BRIEF RUNDOWN of the problem if you don't know:

Saying that P = NP basically means that anything you can check in some amount of time, you can calculate in that amount of time. The most common example of this is multiplication and factoring. Multiplication is astonishingly easy to do, and no matter how large your numbers get it is still relatively elementary and basic. Multiplying 787456*324569 is relatively simple. However, factoring either of those numbers is a tedious and unattractive task. The P vs. NP problem basically asks the question "Are they fundamentally different, or are we just not smart enough?

If you're still curious, check out this article @ http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/P_versus_NP for an in-depth yet understandable description of the problem. Enjoy!