Randomness Efficient Testing of Sparse Black Box Identities of Unbounded Degree over the Reals

Markus Blaeser & Christian Engels
We construct a hitting set generator for sparse multivariate polynomials over the reals. The seed length of our generator is O(log^2 (mn/epsilon)) where m is the number of monomials, n is number of variables, and 1 - epsilon is the hitting probability. The generator can be evaluated in time polynomial in log m, n, and log 1/epsilon. This is the first hitting set generator whose seed length is independent of the degree of the polynomial....