[FoRK] NP != P proved?

Ken Meltsner meltsner at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 13:14:09 PST 2005


On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 13:07:30 -0800, Bill Humphries <bill at whump.com> wrote:
> 
> On Feb 9, 2005, at 12:55 PM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> 
> > Just have faith!  NP != P is just a theory.
> 
> Ah, now how long before the Creationist Cabal claim this is evidence of
> a "Designer"?


It may take a while, unless they mean the Designer of minesweeper.

[cf. "Numbers" two weeks ago, in which the mathematician/hero/brother
of the FBI agent retreated to working on proving NP=P and
(incidentally) minesweeper.  Clearly, someone of the show knew how to
use google:

http://web.mat.bham.ac.uk/R.W.Kaye/minesw/ordmsw.htm

]

Ken Meltsner


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