Saturday, July 25, 2015


Tractable (meaning "easily managed") may refer to:
  1. Capable of being easily led, taught, or managed; docile; manageable; governable
  2. Capable of being shaped; malleable
  3. (obsolete) Capable of being handled or touched; palpable; practicable; feasible; serviceable.
  4. (mathematics) Sufficiently operationalizable or useful to allow a mathematical calculation to proceed toward a solution. Another involves the use of mathematical closed-form expressions
  5. (computer science) Of a decision problem, algorithmically solvable fast enough to be practically relevant, typically in polynomial time.

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