David GarcĂa Soriano, Arie Matsliah, Sourav Chakraborty, Jop Briet

We study the problem of monotonicity testing over the hypercube. As

previously observed in several works, a positive answer to a natural question about routing

properties of the hypercube network would imply the existence of efficient

monotonicity testers. In particular, if any $\ell$ disjoint source-sink pairs

on the directed hypercube ...
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Krishnamoorthy Dinesh, Jayalal Sarma

The well-known Sensitivity Conjecture regarding combinatorial complexity measures on Boolean functions states that for any Boolean function $f:\{0,1\}^n \to \{0,1\}$, block sensitivity of $f$ is polynomially related to sensitivity of $f$ (denoted by $\mathbf{sens}(f)$). From the complexity theory side, the XOR Log-Rank Conjecture states that for any Boolean function, $f:\{0,1\}^n ... more >>>

Pranav Bisht, Nitin Saxena

Blackbox polynomial identity testing (PIT) affords 'extreme variable-bootstrapping' (Agrawal et al, STOC'18; PNAS'19; Guo et al, FOCS'19). This motivates us to study log-variate read-once oblivious algebraic branching programs (ROABP). We restrict width of ROABP to a constant and study the more general sum-of-ROABPs model. We give the first poly($s$)-time blackbox ... more >>>