On Multicasting with Minimum Costs for the Internet Topology

  • Young-Cheol Bang
  • Hyunseung ChooEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2400)


We have developed and evaluated a novel heuristic algorithm for the construction of a multicast tree with minimizing tree costs. Our algorithm works on directed asymmetric networks and is shown here to have a perform gain in terms of tree costs for Internet like networks over existing algorithms. The time complexity of our algorithm is O(Dxm for a m-arc network with D number of members in the multicast group and is comparable to well-known algorithms for multicast tree construction. We have performed empirical evaluation that compares our algorithms with the others on large networks.


Random Graph Random Network Steiner Tree Multicast Tree Multicast Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringKorea Polytechnic UniversityKyunggi-DoKorea
  2. 2.School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringSungkyunkwan UniversitySuwonKorea

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