Randomized broadcast in networks

  • Uriel Feige
  • David Peleg
  • Prabhakar Raghavan
  • Eli Upfal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 450)


In this paper we study the rate at which a rumor spreads through an undirected graph. This study has two important applications in distributed computation: (1) in simple, robust and efficient broadcast protocols; (2) in the maintenance of replicated databases.


Undirected Graph Link Failure Cover Time Broadcast Algorithm Bounded Degree Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Uriel Feige
    • 1
  • David Peleg
    • 2
  • Prabhakar Raghavan
    • 3
  • Eli Upfal
    • 4
  1. 1.The Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael
  2. 2.IBM T.J. Watson Research CenterYorktown Heights
  3. 3.IBM Almaden Research CenterSan Jose
  4. 4.Department of Applied MathematicsThe Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael

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