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Dynamic Representations of Sparse Graphs

  • Gerth Stølting Brodal
  • Rolf Fagerberg
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1663)

Abstract

We present a linear space data structure for maintaining graphs with bounded arboricity—a large class of sparse graphs containing e.g. planar graphs and graphs of bounded treewidth—under edge insertions, edge deletions, and adjacency queries.

The data structure supports adjacency queries in worst case O(c) time, and edge insertions and edge deletions in amortized O(1) and O(c+log n) time, respectively, where n is the number of nodes in the graph, and c is the bound on the arboricity.

Keywords

Planar Graph Implicit Representation Outgoing Edge Sparse Graph Adjacency List 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerth Stølting Brodal
    • 1
  • Rolf Fagerberg
    • 1
  1. 1.BRICS,Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of AarhusÅrhus CDenmark

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