Parallel join and sorting algorithms

  • Mamoru Maekawa
Part 3. Physical Data Base Design
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 133)


This paper proposes parallel join and sorting algorithms which complete in steps close to log2N for N records. The algorithms are intended for data base machines. The algorithms and the required interconnection are simple and realistic. The application of the algorithms can bring a performance improvement of three to four orders of magnitude over conventional sequential data base management systems. The analysis is primarily made by simulations.


Parallel Algorithm Search Tree Regular Graph Distribution Information Sorting Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mamoru Maekawa
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  1. 1.Department of Information Science Faculty of ScienceUniversity of TokyoBunkyo-ku TokyoJapan

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