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of length $n$ (as a string) and output: "true" if the quasiequation holds in all members of the class, and "false" otherwise. of length $n$ (as a string) and output: "true" if the quasiequation holds in all members of the class, and "false" otherwise.
-The quasiequational theory is \emph{decidable} if there is an algorithm that solves the decision problem, otherwise it is {undecidable}.+The quasiequational theory is \emph{decidable} if there is an algorithm that solves the decision problem, otherwise it is \emph{undecidable}.
The complexity of the decision problem (if known) is one of PTIME, NPTIME, PSPACE, EXPTIME, ... The complexity of the decision problem (if known) is one of PTIME, NPTIME, PSPACE, EXPTIME, ...
A complete deductive system for quasiequations is given in [A. Selman, \emph{Completeness of calculi for axiomatically defined classes of algebras}, A complete deductive system for quasiequations is given in [A. Selman, \emph{Completeness of calculi for axiomatically defined classes of algebras},
-Algebra Universalis, \texfbf{2}, 1972, 20--32 [[http://www.ams.org/mathscinet-getitem?mr=47:1725|MRreview]].+Algebra Universalis, \textbf{2}, 1972, 20--32 [[http://www.ams.org/mathscinet-getitem?mr=47:1725|MRreview]].
Additional information on quasiequations can be found e.g. in Additional information on quasiequations can be found e.g. in
[[http://www.thoralf.uwaterloo.ca/htdocs/ualg.html|Stanley N. Burris and H.P. Sankappanavar, A Course in Universal Algebra]]. [[http://www.thoralf.uwaterloo.ca/htdocs/ualg.html|Stanley N. Burris and H.P. Sankappanavar, A Course in Universal Algebra]].

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