Parallel Implementations of Gusfield’s Cut Tree Algorithm
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- Cohen J., Rodrigues L.A., Silva F., Carmo R., Guedes A.L.P., Duarte E.P. (2011) Parallel Implementations of Gusfield’s Cut Tree Algorithm. In: Xiang Y., Cuzzocrea A., Hobbs M., Zhou W. (eds) Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing. ICA3PP 2011. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7016. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
This paper presents parallel versions of Gusfield’s cut tree algorithm. Cut trees are a compact representation of the edge-connectivity between every pair of vertices of an undirected graph. Cut trees have many applications in combinatorial optimization and in the analysis of networks originated in many applied fields. However, surprisingly few works have been published on the practical performance of cut tree algorithms. This paper describes two parallel versions of Gusfield’s cut tree algorithm and presents extensive experimental results which show a significant speedup on most real and synthetic graphs in our dataset.
KeywordsGraph edge-connectivity Cut tree algorithms MPI OpenMP
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