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The Satisfiability Threshold for $k$-XORSAT, using an alternative proof

@article{Pittel2012TheST,
  title={The Satisfiability Threshold for \$k\$-XORSAT, using an alternative proof},
  author={Boris G. Pittel and Gregory B. Sorkin},
  journal={arXiv: Combinatorics},
  year={2012}
}
We consider "unconstrained" random $k$-XORSAT, which is a uniformly random system of $m$ linear non-homogeneous equations in $\mathbb{F}_2$ over $n$ variables, each equation containing $k \ge 3$ variables, and also consider a "constrained" model where every variable appears in at least two equations. Dubois and Mandler proved that $m/n=1$ is a sharp threshold for satisfiability of constrained 3-XORSAT, and analyzed the 2-core of a random 3-uniform hypergraph to extend this result to find the… Expand
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