moderately exponential


Definition: The measure of computation, m(n) (usually execution time or memory space), is more than any polynomial nk, but less than any exponential cn where c > 1. Formally, m(n) is of moderately exponential growth if ∀ k > 0 m(n)=Ω(nk) and ∀ ε > 0 m(n)=o((1+ε)n).

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