Tractability

The tractability of a problem (also called its solvability) is the degree to which it is solvable by a given increase in the resources allocated to it. TractabilityTogether with importance and neglectedness, importance is one of the three factors in the ITN framework.

Further reading

Kwa, Thomas (2022) Most problems don’t differ dramatically in tractability (under certain assumptions), Effective Altruism Forum, May 3.

Related entries

importance | ITN framework | neglectedness

The tractability of a problem (also called its solvability) is the degree to which it is solvable by a given increase in the resources allocated to it. Tractability is one of the three factors in the ITN framework.

The tractability of a problem (also called its solvability) is the degree to which it is solvable by a given increase in resources allocated to it. Tractability is one of the three factors in the ITN framework.

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