Simulating BPP using a general weak random source

  title={Simulating BPP using a general weak random source},
  author={David Zuckerman},
We show how to simulate BPP and approximation algorithms in polynomial time using the output from a δ-source. A δ-source is a weak random source that is asked only once forR bits, and must output anR-bit string according to some distribution that places probability no more than 2−δR on any particular string. We also give an application to the unapproximability of MAX CLIQUE. 

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