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TR05-118 | 16th October 2005 00:00

Valiant's Holant Theorem and Matchgate Tensors

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TR05-118
Authors: Jin-Yi Cai, Vinay Choudhary
Publication: 16th October 2005 22:58
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Abstract:

We propose matchgate tensors as a natural and proper language
to develop Valiant's new theory of Holographic Algorithms.
We give a treatment of the central theorem in this theory---the Holant
Theorem---in terms of matchgate tensors.
Some generalizations are presented.



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