Distributed Approximation Allocation Resources Algorithm for Connecting Groups

  • Fabien Baille
  • Lelia Blin
  • Christian Laforest
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4128)


This paper presents a distributed algorithm to allocate resources (links of a network) for interconnecting machines (forming a group) spread in a network. This is what we call a connection structure for this group of machines. An important innovative feature of our construction method is that we prove (not just simulate on particular and restricted cases) the fact that this structure has good properties in terms of, simultaneously, induced distances (for latency considerations) and cost (for cost considerations). Hence, we propose a distributed multicriteria approximation algorithm.


Short Path Approximation Algorithm Span Tree Approximation Ratio Steiner Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabien Baille
    • 1
  • Lelia Blin
    • 2
  • Christian Laforest
    • 2
  1. 1.LIAFAUniv. Denis DiderotParis Cedex 05
  2. 2.Tour Evry II, IBISCUniv. d’EvryEVRYFrance

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