Definition: A language L is P-hard under NC many-one reducibility if L' ≤mNC for every L' ∈ P. A language L is P-complete under NC reducibility if L ∈ P and L is P-hard.
Note: From Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, page 45-23, Copyright © 1999 by CRC Press LLC. Appearing in the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology, Copyright © 2000 CRC Press LLC.
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Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, CRC Press LLC, 1999, "P-complete", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/pcomplete.html