The article was prepared for the LATA 2012 conference where I will be presenting two one and half hour lectures for a short tutorial on parameterized complexity. Much fuller accounts can be found in the books Downey-Fellows [33, 34], Niedermeier [72], Flum-Grohe [49], the two issues of the Computer Journal [36] and the recent survey Downey-Thilikos [39].


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  • Rod Downey
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  1. 1.School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations ResearchVictoria UniversityWellingtonNew Zealand

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