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46 More precisely the task seems to be as complex as the tautology problem for the propositional caculus. 8 Correlations and the Entropy Principle Every correlation vector pc c(n,S) can be represented as a convex combination of the 2n vertices u E, e c {0,1) u that is, there are numbers ),(e) ~_ 0 such that: k--I /, X(e) = 1 , ~{0,1}n Z ~ X(t)ei ----pi 1 ~_ i ~_ n, (2-23) ~{0,1}n x(~)~i~i -- p~ , {i,j) c S ~{0,1}n Usually there exist more than one choice of coefficients ~,(v) ~ 0 which satisfy equations (2-23) (except for the case n - 2 and S -- (~1,2~) where the )~(~) are uniquely fLxed by the values of Pl, 1~, P12).

Proof: Given a simple porposition b we construct the vector pi This takes a number of steps which is a polynomial in k,m (remember that the codes for the numbers 3 -I(~), 3 -m have lengths l(v), m respectively). Then we polynomial time algorithm to decide whether pl e c(n,S) or not. logical falsity iff p l ¢ c(n,S). This means that SIMPs Now use the b is a | is probably false' or at membership in c(n,S) is "as hard as" the tautology problem. least that deciding But SIMP2 is also probably false to see that note that b is a logical falsity iff ~b is a tautology.

Since 7 ~- Pl - Pl3 -l- p ~ and so forth. Hence by theorem (2-5) there exist )~'(~) = )~'(~1, ~2, ~8) ~- 0 such that Z X'(~) = 1, p' = ~{o,i}3 Z )C(~)u ~, ~{0,Ds Similarly let p" = (p[, p~, p~, p]~ p[~ p~) be defined by p{' = p~, p~ = p2, Pg -- P4, P|~ = % P[8- P14, P~---- P~4 and again by the very same argument p" is 29 an element of the B e l l - W i g n e r polytope and there are n u m b e r s ~lt(C) = ~"(CI, C2, C3) ~-- 0 for all e a {0,1} s such that r. )~"(c) -- 1 and z~{o,1}s X X"(c)u ~ = p".

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