Minimum Power Symmetric Connectivity Problem in Wireless Networks: A New Approach

  • Roberto Montemanni
  • Luca Maria Gambardella
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 162)


We consider the problem of assigning transmission powers to the nodes of a wireless network in such a way that all the nodes of the network are connected by bidirectional links and the total power consumption is minimized.

A new exact algorithm, based on a new integer programming model, is described in this paper together with a new preprocessing technique.


Wireless networks minimum power topology exact algorithms 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Montemanni
    • 1
  • Luca Maria Gambardella
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull’Intelligenza Artificiale (IDSIA)Manno-LuganoSwitzerland

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