complexity theory
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complexity theory (uncountable)
 (computer science) The study and classification of decision problems by the computational resources—such as time and space—needed by the programs that solve the problems.
 The professor of complexity theory says that the problem can be solved in polynomial time.
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the study and classification of decision problems by the computational resources

References[edit]
 Parker, R. Gary and Ronald L. Rardin, "An Overview of Complexity Theory in Descrete Optimizations: Part 1. Concepts", IIE Transactions, March 1982, page 4.