Oded Goldreich, Dana Ron

In this paper, we consider the question of determining whether

a function $f$ has property $P$ or is $\e$-far from any

function with property $P$.

The property testing algorithm is given a sample of the value

of $f$ on instances drawn according to some distribution.

In some cases,

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Oded Goldreich

Focusing on property testing tasks that have query complexity that is independent of the size of the tested object (i.e., depends on the proximity parameter only), we prove the existence of a rich hierarchy of the corresponding complexity classes.

That is, for essentially any function $q:(0,1]\to\N$, we prove the existence ...
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Oded Goldreich

The standard models of testing graph properties postulate that the vertex-set consists of $\{1,2,...,n\}$, where $n$ is a natural number that is given explicitly to the tester.

Here we suggest more flexible models by postulating that the tester is given access to samples the arbitrary vertex-set; that is, the vertex-set ...
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Oded Goldreich

We consider the problem of testing asymmetry in the bounded-degree graph model, where a graph is called asymmetric if the identity permutation is its only automorphism. Seeking to determine the query complexity of this testing problem, we provide partial results. Considering the special case of $n$-vertex graphs with connected components ... more >>>

Oded Goldreich, Avi Wigderson

A graph $G$ is called {\em self-ordered}\/ (a.k.a asymmetric) if the identity permutation is its only automorphism.

Equivalently, there is a unique isomorphism from $G$ to any graph that is isomorphic to $G$.

We say that $G=(V,E)$ is {\em robustly self-ordered}\/ if the size of the symmetric difference ...
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Oded Goldreich, Avi Wigderson

We study the relation between the query complexity of adaptive and non-adaptive testers in the dense graph model.

It has been known for a couple of decades that the query complexity of non-adaptive testers is at most quadratic in the query complexity of adaptive testers.

We show that ...
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Oded Goldreich

We briefly discuss a few open problems in the study of various models of testing graph properties, focusing on the query complexity of the various tasks. In the dense graph model, we discuss several open problems, including:

* Determining the complexity of testing triangle-freeness.

* Characterizing the class of properties ...
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