On the limits of depth reduction at depth 3 over small finite fields

@article{Chillara2017OnTL,
  title={On the limits of depth reduction at depth 3 over small finite fields},
  author={Suryajith Chillara and Partha Mukhopadhyay},
  journal={Inf. Comput.},
  year={2017},
  volume={256},
  pages={35-44}
}
4 Citations
On the Power of Homogeneous Depth 4 Arithmetic Circuits
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It is shown that any homogeneous depth 4 circuit computing the (1, 1) entry in the product of n generic matrices of dimension nO(1) must have size nΩ(√n) and the results strengthen previous works in two significant ways.
An exponential lower bound for homogeneous depth-5 circuits over finite fields
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This paper shows exponential lower bounds for the class of homogeneous depth-$5 circuits over all small finite fields and builds over a tighter analysis of the lower bound of Kumar and Saraf [KS14], the first super-polynomial lower bound for this class for any field.
Lower bounds for bounded depth arithmetic circuits
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A strong hierarchy theorem for bottom fan-in for homogeneous depth-4 circuits, a superpolynomial lower bound for homogeneity depth-5 circuits over finite fields, and some results indicating that the parameters for depth reduction to homogeneous Depth 4 circuits might be close to optimal in a fairly strong sense.

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