The #CSP Dichotomy is Decidable

Martin Dyer & David Richerby
Bulatov (2008) and Dyer and Richerby (2010) have established the following dichotomy for the counting constraint satisfaction problem (#CSP): for any constraint language Gamma, the problem of computing the number of satisfying assignments to constraints drawn from Gamma is either in FP or is #P-complete, depending on the structure of Gamma. The principal question left open by this research was whether the criterion of the dichotomy is decidable. We show that it is; in fact,...