All reports by Author Ivan Mihajlin:

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TR22-033
| 1st March 2022
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Ivan Mihajlin, Anastasia Sofronova#### A better-than-$3\log{n}$ depth lower bound for De Morgan formulas with restrictions on top gates

Revisions: 2
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Comments: 2

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TR22-016
| 15th February 2022
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Artur Ignatiev, Ivan Mihajlin, Alexander Smal#### Super-cubic lower bound for generalized Karchmer-Wigderson games

Revisions: 1

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TR20-116
| 1st August 2020
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Ivan Mihajlin, Alexander Smal#### Toward better depth lower bounds: the XOR-KRW conjecture

Revisions: 2

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TR18-095
| 11th May 2018
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Marco Carmosino, Russell Impagliazzo, Shachar Lovett, Ivan Mihajlin#### Hardness Amplification for Non-Commutative Arithmetic Circuits

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TR18-089
| 27th April 2018
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Kenneth Hoover, Russell Impagliazzo, Ivan Mihajlin, Alexander Smal#### Half-duplex communication complexity

Revisions: 6

Ivan Mihajlin, Anastasia Sofronova

We prove that a modification of Andreev's function is not computable by $(3 + \alpha - \varepsilon) \log{n}$ depth De Morgan formula with $(2\alpha - \varepsilon)\log{n}$ layers of AND gates at the top for any $1/5 > \alpha > 0$ and any constant $\varepsilon > 0$. In order to do ... more >>>

Artur Ignatiev, Ivan Mihajlin, Alexander Smal

In this paper, we prove a super-cubic lower bound on the size of a communication protocol for generalized Karchmer-Wigderson game for some explicit function $f: \{0,1\}^n\to \{0,1\}^{\log n}$. Lower bounds for original Karchmer-Wigderson games correspond to De Morgan formula lower bounds, thus the best known size lower bound is cubic. ... more >>>

Ivan Mihajlin, Alexander Smal

In this paper, we propose a new conjecture, the XOR-KRW conjecture, which is a relaxation of the Karchmer-Raz-Wigderson conjecture [KRW95]. This relaxation is still strong enough to imply $\mathbf{P} \not\subseteq \mathbf{NC}^1$ if proven. We also present a weaker version of this conjecture that might be used for breaking $n^3$ lower ... more >>>

Marco Carmosino, Russell Impagliazzo, Shachar Lovett, Ivan Mihajlin

We show that proving mildly super-linear lower bounds on non-commutative arithmetic circuits implies exponential lower bounds on non-commutative circuits. That is, non-commutative circuit complexity is a threshold phenomenon: an apparently weak lower bound actually suffices to show the strongest lower bounds we could desire.

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Kenneth Hoover, Russell Impagliazzo, Ivan Mihajlin, Alexander Smal

Suppose Alice and Bob are communicating bits to each other in order to compute some function $f$, but instead of a classical communication channel they have a pair of walkie-talkie devices. They can use some classical communication protocol for $f$ where each round one player sends bit and the other ... more >>>