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An important problem for wireless ad hoc networks has been todesign overlay networks that allow time- and energy-efficientrouting. Many local-control strategies for maintaining such overlaynetworks have already been suggested, but most of them are based onan oversimplified wireless communication model.
In this paper, we suggest a model that is much more… (More)

—Graphics processing units provide a large computational power at a very low price which position them as an ubiquitous accelerator. General purpose programming on the graphics processing units (GPGPU) is best suited for regular data parallel algorithms. They are not directly amenable for algorithms which have irregular data access patterns such as list… (More)

This paper initiates formal analysis of a simple, distributed algorithm for community detection on networks. We analyze an algorithm that we call Max-LPA, both in terms of its convergence time and in terms of the " quality " of the communities detected. Max-LPA is an instance of a class of community detection algorithms called label propagation algorithms.… (More)

The significant growth in computational power of modern Graphics Processing Units(GPUs) coupled with the advent of general purpose programming environments like NVIDA's CUDA, has seen GPUs emerging as a very popular parallel computing platform. However, despite their popularity, there is no performance model of any GPGPU programming environment. The absence… (More)

The tremendous growth of public interest in peer-to-peer systems in recent years has initiated a lot of research work on how to design efficient and robust overlay networks for these systems. While a large collection of scalable peer-to-peer overlay networks has been proposed in recent years, many fundamental questions have remained open. Some of these are:… (More)

General purpose programming on the graphics processing units (GPGPU) has received a lot of attention in the parallel computing community as it promises to offer the highest performance per dollar. The GPUs have been used extensively on regular problems that can be easily parallelized. In this paper, we describe two implementations of List Ranking, a… (More)

This paper considers the problem of broadcasting and information gathering in wireless ad-hoc networks, i.e. in wireless networks without any infrastructure in addition to the mobile hosts. Broadcasting is the problem of sending a packet from a source node in the network to all other nodes in the network. Information gathering is the problem of sending one… (More)

An acyclic vertex coloring of a graph is a proper vertex coloring such that there are no bichromatic cycles. The acyclic chromatic number of G, denoted a(G), is the minimum number of colors required for acyclic vertex coloring of a graph G = (V, E). For a family F of graphs, the acyclic chromatic number of F, denoted by a(F), is defined as the maximum a(G)… (More)

A t-ruling set of a graph G = (V, E) is a vertex-subset S ⊆ V that is independent and satisfies the property that every vertex v ∈ V is at a distance of at most t from some vertex in S. A maximal independent set (MIS) is a 1-ruling set. The problem of computing an MIS on a network is a fundamental problem in distributed algorithms and the fastest algorithm… (More)