Technical Report CS0507

Title: Towards a Theory of Average Case Complexity (A Survey)
Authors: Oded Goldreich
Abstract: The purpose of this manuscript is to provide a survey to basic notions and results concerning a theory of average case complexity initiated by Leonid Levin. This survey is mainly based on Levin's paper Average Case Complete Problems [L], and expositions of it due to Johnson [J], Gurevich [G], and Gurevich and McCauley [GMc]. Further developments due to Gurevich [G] and others are also briefly discussed.
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